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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The goddess of discord.

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  • proper n. The goddess of discord, confusion, and strife, keeper of the golden Apple of Discord which she threw into the wedding of Peleus and Thetis starting the Trojan War; daughter of Nyx, sister and constant companion of Ares, mother of Lethe.
  • proper n. The largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System (initially dubbed the "tenth planet"), officially known as 136199 Eris, with one natural satellite, Dysnomia.

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  • n. (Greek mythology) goddess of discord; sister of Ares

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ἔρις (Eris), from ἔρις (eris, "strife"). (Wiktionary)

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