Pronunciation: (yOO-men'i-dēz"), [key]
1. (used with a pl. v.) Class. Myth.a euphemistic name for the Furies, meaning “the Kindly Ones.”
2. (italics) (used with a sing. v.) a tragedy (485 b.c.) by Aeschylus. Cf. Oresteia.
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