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Moira

[moi-ruh] /ˈmɔɪ rə/
noun, plural Moirai
[moi-rahy] /ˈmɔɪ raɪ/ (Show IPA),
for 1, 2.
1.
Classical Mythology.
  1. the personification of fate.
  2. Moirai, the Fates.
2.
(often lowercase) (among ancient Greeks) a person's fate or destiny.
3.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for moirai

Moirai

/ˈmɔɪriː/
plural noun (sing) Moira (ˈmɔɪrə)
1.
the Moirai, the Greek goddesses of fate Roman counterparts the Parcae See Fates
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Word Origin and History for moirai
Moira
one of the Fates, from Gk. Moira, lit. "share, fate," related to moros "fate, destiny, doom," meros "part, lot," meiresthai "to receive one's share."
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