Graeae

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Graeae

(ˈɡriːiː) or

Graiae

pl n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth three aged sea deities, having only one eye and one tooth among them, guardians of their sisters, the Gorgons
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ll 270-294) And again, Ceto bare to Phoreys the fair-cheeked Graiae, sisters grey from their birth: and both deathless gods and men who walk on earth call them Graiae, Pemphredo well-clad, and saffron-robed Enyo, and the Gorgons who dwell beyond glorious Ocean in the frontier land towards Night where are the clear- voiced Hesperides, Sthenno, and Euryale, and Medusa who suffered a woeful fate: she was mortal, but the two were undying and grew not old.