Persephone

noun
Per·​seph·​o·​ne | \ pər-ˈse-fə-nē How to pronounce Persephone (audio) \

Definition of Persephone

: a daughter of Zeus and Demeter abducted by Pluto to reign with him over the underworld

First Known Use of Persephone

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Persephone

Latin, from Greek Persephonē

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“Persephone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Persephone. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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