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  1. the ancient Roman goddess of discord, identified with the Greek goddess Eris.
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Origin of Discordia

< Latin: discord
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Historical Examples of discordia

  • She left him three daughters, whose names were Polemia, Discordia, and Usuria.

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  • This seems speedily to have become obsolete, but the rule as to discordia was permanent.

  • There is also, in Italy, a plant known as Discordia, likewise employed for love divinations.

  • E´ris.Same as Discordia, goddess of discord and strife, 138;apple cast by, 306.

  • It was not only when there was discordia or sentences of relaxation that confirmation was required.