Pherusa

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Pherusa or Pherousa is the name of two different figures in Greek mythology.

Nereid[edit]

Pherusa was a Nereid, one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris. Her name, a participle, means "she who carries." She, along with her sister Dynamene, were associated with the power of great ocean swells. She is mentioned in Hesiod's Theogony.

Horae[edit]

Pherusa is counted by some authors as one of the Horae, goddess of substance and farm estates.