Eleusinian

adjective
El·​eu·​sin·​i·​an | \ ˌel-yü-ˈsi-nē-ən How to pronounce Eleusinian (audio) \

Definition of Eleusinian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to ancient Eleusis or to the religious mysteries celebrated there in worship of Demeter and Persephone

Eleusinian

noun
plural Eleusinians

Definition of Eleusinian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of Eleusis in ancient Greece

First Known Use of Eleusinian

Adjective

1579, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1728, in the meaning defined above

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“Eleusinian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eleusinian. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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