Fomorian

[foh-mawr-ee-uh n]
noun Irish Legend.
  1. one of a race of pirates or sea demons who raided and pillaged Ireland but were finally defeated: sometimes associated with the hostile powers of nature.
Also Fo·mor [foh-mawr] /ˈfoʊ mɔr/.
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Fomorian

pertaining to the monstrous race in Irish mythology, 1876, from Irish fomor "pirate, monster," from fo "under" + mor "sea." Cognate with Gaelic famhair.

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