plural noun

Eu·​men·​i·​des yü-ˈme-nə-ˌdēz How to pronounce Eumenides (audio)
: the Furies in Greek mythology

Word History


Latin, from Greek, literally, the gracious ones

First Known Use

1536, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Eumenides was in 1536

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Cite this Entry

“Eumenides.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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