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[foh-mawr-ee-uh n] /foʊˈmɔr i ən/

noun, Irish Legend.
one of a race of pirates or sea demons who raided and pillaged Ireland but were finally defeated: sometimes associated with the hostile powers of nature.

pertaining to the monstrous race in Irish mythology, 1876, from Irish fomor “pirate, monster,” from fo “under” + mor “sea.” Cognate with Gaelic famhair.


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