[ih-rin-is, ih-rahy-nis]
noun, plural Erinyes [ih-rin-ee-eez] . Greek Mythology.
any of the Furies. Unabridged
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Erinyes (ɪˈrɪnɪˌiːz)
pl n , sing Erinys
myth another name for the Furies

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one of the three avenging spirits (Alecto, Tisiphone, Megaera) in Gk. religion, of unknown origin, perhaps "the angry spirit" (cf. Arcadian erinein "to be angry," rel. to Gk. orinein "to raise, stir, excite").
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