Moirai

plural noun
Moi·​rai | \ ˈmȯi-ˌrī How to pronounce Moirai (audio) \

Definition of Moirai

First Known Use of Moirai

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Moirai

Greek, from plural of moira lot, fate; akin to Greek meros part — more at merit

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