Erinys

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Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἐρῑνῡ́ς (Erīnū́s). Possibly "the angry spirits" from ὀρῑ́νω (orī́nō, to raise, stir, excite [towards anger]).

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Erinys (plural Erinyes)

  1. (Greek mythology) One of the female personifications of vengeance, particularly wrong or immoral deeds on behalf of the victims.

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