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Lachesis

[lach-uh-sis] /ˈlætʃ ə sɪs/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the Fate who determines the length of the thread of life.
Origin
< Latin < Greek, personification of láchesis destiny, equivalent to lache(în) to happen or obtain by lot + -sis -sis
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Lachesis

/ˈlækɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) one of the three Fates
Word Origin
via Latin from Greek, from lakhesis destiny, from lakhein to befall by lot
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