Meaning of Eris in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛrɪs/

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proper noun

  • A dwarf planet with an eccentric orbit lying mostly beyond that of Pluto, discovered in 2005.


Early 21st century named after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, with reference to the debate about whether Eris should be considered a planet (and what the definition of ‘planet’ should be).