Ceres

noun Ce·res \ 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 and Etymology of ceres

Latin


Ceres

geographical name Ce·res \ ˈsir-(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Ceres

city in central California southeast of Modesto population 45,417

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