Associations to the word «Lachesis»
LACHESIS, proper noun. (Greek god) One of the three Fates (Moirae), daughter of Zeus and Themis; the measurer of each thread of life. Her Roman equivalent is Decima.
LACHESIS, noun. (homeopathy) The venom of Lachesis mutus, the bushmaster snake, used to treat various conditions.
LACHESIS MUTA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Viperidae — bushmaster.
LACHESIS, noun. The Greek goddess of fate who determines the length of the thread of life.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.