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Erinys

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noun Eri·nys \i-ˈri-nəs, -ˈrī-\

Definition of Erinys

plural Eriny·es play \-ˈri-nē-ˌēz\

  1. :  fury 2a



Origin of erinys

Greek


First Known Use: 1567


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