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  • noun One of the Furies.

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  • proper noun One of the Furies, Erinyes in Greek mythology, the cause of jealousy and envy, who punishes people who commit crimes, especially marital infidelity.

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  • noun one of the three Furies

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Μέγαιρα (Megaira, "the jealous one")

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