noun, plural Moi·rai [moi-rahy] /ˈmɔɪ raɪ/ for 1, 2.
- the personification of fate.
- Moirai,the Fates.
Examples from the Web for moirai
Even then these “Moirai” differ considerably from those of ancient Greek mythology.Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories|Anonymous
Then the soul of the brave Herakles was stirred within him, and he sware that the Moirai should not win the victory.
But the mighty Moirai, whose word even Zeus himself may not turn aside, had fixed the doom of Meleagros.
pl n singular Moira (ˈmɔɪrə)
fem. proper name, one of the Fates, from Greek Moira, literally "share, fate," related to moros "fate, destiny, doom," meros "part, lot," meiresthai "to receive one's share" (see merit (n.)).