Definition of Eumenides in US English:

Eumenides

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • A name given to the Furies. The Eumenides probably originated as well-disposed deities of fertility, whose name was given to the Furies either by confusion or euphemistically.

Origin

Via Latin from Greek, from eumenēs ‘well disposed’, from eu ‘well’ + menos ‘spirit’.

Pronunciation

Eumenides

/juˈmɛnəˌdiz//yo͞oˈmenəˌdēz/