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μοῖρα (μείρομαι): part, portion, share, in booty, of the feast, etc., Il. 10.252, Il. 15.195, Od. 4.97 ; οὐδ᾽ αἰδοῦς μοῖραν, ‘not a particle,’ Od. 13.171; significant of a proper share, hence ἐν μοίρη, κατὰ (παρὰ) μοῖραν, ‘properly,’ ‘duly,’ ‘rightly,’ etc.; then of one's lot, fortune, fate, doom; μοῖρα βιότοιο, θανάτου, Δ 170, Od. 2.100; w. acc. and inf., εἰ μοῖρα (sc. ἐστί) δαμῆναι πάντας ὁμῶς, Il. 17.421.—Personified, Μοῖρα, Fate; pl., Il. 24.49, cf. Od. 7.197.
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