noun Classical Mythology.

one of the Furies. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for megaera

Historical Examples of megaera

  • Their names (see l. 24) were Megaera, Alecto, and Tisiphone.

  • Let Alecto, Megaera and Tisiphone shriek and wail ever so loudly, they shall not break it.

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    Guy Thorne

  • Up till that time she passed simply as Megaera, as an “arch witch,” as Goethe calls her.

  • In future I shall call all she-asses that, but the old Megaera named this one Jason.

  • What is nobler than a mother's love, but when she fights for her child she becomes a raving Megaera.

British Dictionary definitions for megaera



Greek myth one of the three Furies; the others are Alecto and Tisiphone
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