Associations to the word «Lachesis»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

LACHESIS, noun. The Greek goddess of fate who determines the length of the thread of life.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca