Demeter

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De·me·ter

 (dĭ-mē′tər)
n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of the harvest, daughter of Rhea and Cronus and mother of Persephone.

[Greek Dēmētēr; see māter- in Indo-European roots.]

Demeter

(dɪˈmiːtə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the goddess of agricultural fertility and protector of marriage and women. Roman counterpart: Ceres

De•me•ter

(dɪˈmi tər)

n.
the ancient Greek goddess of agriculture, identified by the Romans with Ceres.
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In certain cases what they wear is regulated and ornate garments are prohibited, as in the cult of Demeter Thesmophoros in fifth-century Arkadia(26) or that of Demeter in third-century Patras (where they are also prohibited from wearing make-up or playing the aulos).