- Greek Mythology The Furies.
- A euphemistic name for Furies of Erinyes.
- In ancient mythology, the Erinyes or Furies: a euphemistic title. See Erinys and fury.
- Same as Eumenidæ.
- a team of lepidopterous insects.
- (ancient mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) just who pursued unpunished crooks