Erinyes(redirected from The Furies)
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pl.n. Greek Mythology
The demonic female spirits, often three in number, who pursue and punish the doers of unavenged crimes.
pl n, sing Erinys (ɪˈrɪnɪs; ɪˈraɪ-)
(Classical Myth & Legend) myth another name for the Furies
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|Noun||1.||Erinyes - (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals|
classical mythology - the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
Alecto - one of the three Furies
Megaera - one of the three Furies
Tisiphone - one of the three Furies