Ceres

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

Ce·res

noun \ˈsir-(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of CERES

1
:  the Roman goddess of agriculture — compare demeter
2
:  a dwarf planet that orbits within the asteroid belt with a mean distance from the sun of 2.7 astronomical units (260 million miles) and a diameter of 590 miles (950 kilometers)

Origin of CERES

Latin
First Known Use: 15th century

Ce·res

geographical name \ˈsir-(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of CERES

city cen California SE of Modesto pop 45,417

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