Fomorian

Fomorian

[foh-mawr-ee-uhn]
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.
Also, Fomor [foh-mawr] .
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Fomorian
"monstrous race in Irish mythology," 1876, from Ir. fomor "pirate, monster," from fo "under" + mor "sea." Cognate of Gaelic famhair.
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