[ih-rin-is, ih-rahy-nis] /ɪˈrɪn ɪs, ɪˈraɪ nɪs/
noun, plural Erinyes
[ih-rin-ee-eez] /ɪˈrɪn iˌiz/ (Show IPA). Greek Mythology.
any of the Furies.
(plural erinyes), one of the three avenging spirits (Alecto, Tisiphone, Megaera) in Greek religion, of unknown origin, perhaps “the angry spirit” (cf. Arcadian erinein “to be angry,” Greek orinein “to raise, stir, excite,” eris “strife, discord”). Related: Erinnic.
[er-ee-og-uh-nuh m, -ee-uh-goh-nuh m] /ˌɛr iˈɒg ə nəm, -i əˈgoʊ nəm/ noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Eriogonum, of the buckwheat family, native to southern and western North America. Compare (def 2).
[er-ee-oh-fil-uh s] /ˌɛr i oʊˈfɪl əs/ adjective, Botany. 1. having leaves covered with a woolly pubescence.
/ɛrɪˈɒstəmən/ noun 1. (Austral) any rutaceous shrub of the mainly Australian genus Eriostemon, having waxy white or pink flowers Also called wax flower
[eer-is, er-is] /ˈɪər ɪs, ˈɛr ɪs/ noun 1. the ancient Greek goddess of discord and the sister of Ares: identified with the Roman goddess Discordia. /ˈɛrɪs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the goddess of discord, sister of Ares /ˈɛrɪs/ noun 1. the largest dwarf planet in the solar system, located beyond the Kuiper belt. It has […]