Eris

[eer-is, er-is]
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noun

the ancient Greek goddess of discord and the sister of Ares: identified with the Roman goddess Discordia.

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Eris

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noun

Greek myth the goddess of discord, sister of Ares

Eris

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noun

the largest dwarf planet in the solar system, located beyond the Kuiper belt. It has a diameter of 2400 km
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Word Origin and History for eris

Eris

goddess of discord, from Greek eris "strife, discord," of uncertain origin. Related: Eristic.

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