Eumenides

plural noun
Eu·​men·​i·​des | \ yü-ˈme-nə-ˌdēz How to pronounce Eumenides (audio) \

Definition of Eumenides

: the Furies in Greek mythology

First Known Use of Eumenides

1536, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Eumenides

Latin, from Greek, literally, the gracious ones

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“Eumenides.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eumenides. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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