fertility cult

noun

Definition of fertility cult

1 : a system of nature worship involving rites and ceremonies believed to ensure productiveness of plants, animals, and people and often directed toward the propitiation of a special deity
2 : the body of followers and practitioners of such a system

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“Fertility cult.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fertility%20cult. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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