Demeter

noun
De·​me·​ter | \ di-ˈmē-tər How to pronounce Demeter (audio) \

Definition of Demeter

: the Greek goddess of agriculture — compare ceres

First Known Use of Demeter

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Demeter

Latin, from Greek Dēmētēr

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“Demeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Demeter. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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