Ceres

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Ce·res

 (sîr′ēz)
n.
1. Roman Mythology The goddess of agriculture.
2. The closest dwarf planet to the sun, with an orbit between Mars and Jupiter. Ceres was the first object in the asteroid belt to be discovered.

[Latin Cerēs; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

Ceres

(ˈsɪəriːz)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of agriculture. Greek counterpart: Demeter

Ceres

(ˈsɪəriːz)
n
(Celestial Objects) the smallest dwarf planet in the solar system, located in the asteroid belt. It has a diameter of 930 kilometres

Ce•res

(ˈsɪər iz)

n.
1. a Roman goddess of agriculture, identified with the Greek goddess Demeter.
2. an asteroid, the first to be discovered, being the largest and one of the brightest.

Ce·res

(sîr′ēz)
A dwarf planet that orbits the sun between Mars and Jupiter. Ceres was formerly classified as an asteroid and is located in the asteroid belt. It has a diameter of 580 miles (934 kilometers).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ceres - (Roman mythology) goddess of agricultureCeres - (Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
2.Ceres - the largest asteroid and the first discovered
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Ceres

[ˈsɪəriːz] nCerere f