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ˈlætʃ ə sɪslach·esis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lachesis(noun)

    the Greek goddess of fate who determines the length of the thread of life

Wiktionary

  1. Lachesis(ProperNoun)

    One of the three Fates, or Moirae, daughter of Zeus and Themis; the measurer of the each thread of life.

    Etymology: Meaning destiny, from the Greek lachein, (to happen by lot).

Freebase

  1. Lachesis

    Lachesis is a genus of venomous pitvipers found in remote forested areas of Central and South America. The generic name refers to one of the Three Fates in Greek mythology who determined the length of the thread of life. Three species are currently recognized.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lachesis

    lak′e-sis, n. the one of the three Fates who assigned to each mortal his destiny—she spun the thread of life from the distaff held by Clotho. [Gr.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lachesis

    the one of the three Fates that spun the thread of life and apportioned the destinies of man. See Parcæ.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lachesis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lachesis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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