[ foh-mawr-ee-uh n ]
/ foʊˈmɔr i ən /

noun Irish Legend.

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/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper