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 for Erinyes
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Erinys \E*rin"ys\, n.; pl. Erinyes. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class.
     Myth.)
     An avenging deity; one of the Furies; sometimes, conscience
     personified. [Written also Erinnys.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Erinyes
      n 1: (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters
           (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
           [syn: Fury, Eumenides, Erinyes]

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