Eleusinian

adjective
El·​eu·​sin·​i·​an | \ˌel-yü-ˈsi-nē-ən \

Definition of Eleusinian 

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

First Known Use of Eleusinian

1591, in the meaning defined above

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