How to use Eris in a sentence
Eris is the goddess of discord, and she had not been invited, as she always causes people to quarrel and so is loved by no one.'Round the Year in Myth and Song | Florence Holbrook
At the wedding of Thetis, a water nymph, all the gods and goddesses except Eris were seated at the banquet.'Round the Year in Myth and Song | Florence Holbrook
Eris is represented as a woman of florid complexion, with dishevelled hair, and her whole appearance angry and menacing.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome | E.M. Berens
I thought one could find no better illustration for our dinner than the poets' story of Eris.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4 | Lucian of Samosata
All the gods and goddesses came to their wedding feast, Only one of the immortals was not invited—Eris, who is Discord.The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy | Padriac Colum
British Dictionary definitions for Eris (1 of 2)
Greek myth the goddess of discord, sister of Ares
British Dictionary definitions for Eris (2 of 2)
the largest dwarf planet in the solar system, located beyond the Kuiper belt. It has a diameter of 2400 km
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Scientific definitions for Eris
A dwarf planet with a diameter of about 2,400 kilometers (1,500 miles). When Eris was discovered in 2005, it and its satellite Dysnomia were the farthest known celestial bodies in the Solar System.
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