aery Pronunciation: 'ar-E, 'er-E, 'A-&-rE Etymology: Latin aerius -- more at AERIAL Date: 14th century : having an aerial quality : ETHEREAL - aer·i·ly /'ar-&-lE, 'er-/ adverb
ae·rie Pronunciation: 'ar-E, 'er-, 'ir-, 'A-(&-)rE Etymology: Medieval Latin aerea, from Old French aire, probably from (assumed) Vulgar Latin agrum origin, nest, lair, from Latin ager field -- more at ACRE Date: 1581 1 : the nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountaintop 2 obsolete : a brood of birds of prey 3 : an elevated often secluded dwelling, structure, or position
Eri·nys Pronunciation: i-'ri-n&s, -'rI- Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural Eriny·es /-'ri-nE-"Ez/ Etymology: Greek Date: 1590 : FURY 2a 1 : intense, disordered, and often destructive rage 2 a capitalized : any of the avenging deities in Greek mythology who torment criminals and inflict plagues b : an avenging spirit c : one who resembles an avenging spirit; especially : a spiteful woman 3 : extreme fierceness or violence 4 : a state of inspired exaltation : FRENZY synonym see ANGER
Erin Pronunciation: 'er-&n From the Gaelic word "Eireann" meaning 'western isle'. Eire was a goddess after whom the Republic of Ireland was named. Peace.