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Meaning of ERIS

Pronunciation:  'eeris

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Greek mythology) goddess of discord; sister of Ares

ERIS is a 4 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: Greek deity



Computing Dictionary

/e'ris/ The Greek goddess of Chaos, Discord, Confusion, and Things You Know Not Of; her name was latinised to Discordia and she was worshiped by that name in Rome. Not a very friendly deity in the Classical original, she was reinvented as a more benign personification of creative anarchy starting in 1959 by the adherents of discordianism and has since been a semi-serious subject of veneration in several "fringe" cultures, including hackerdom.

See church of the subgenius.

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