Moira



[moi-ruh] /ˈmɔɪ rə/

noun, plural Moirai
[moi-rahy] /ˈmɔɪ raɪ/ (Show IPA), for 1, 2.
1.
Classical Mythology.

2.
(often lowercase) (among ancient Greeks) a person’s fate or destiny.
3.
a female given name.

fem. proper name, one of the Fates, from Greek Moira, literally “share, fate,” related to moros “fate, destiny, doom,” meros “part, lot,” meiresthai “to receive one’s share” (see merit (n.)).

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