Etymology
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Eris

goddess of discord in Greek mythology, from Greek eris "strife, discord," which is of uncertain origin. Watkins suggests PIE root *ere- (3) "to separate, adjoin." Related: Eristic.

updated on September 03, 2014

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Definitions of Eris from WordNet

Eris (n.)
(Greek mythology) goddess of discord; sister of Ares;
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