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n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of the harvest, daughter of Rhea and Cronus and mother of Persephone.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the goddess of agricultural fertility and protector of marriage and women. Roman counterpart: Ceres
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the ancient Greek goddess of agriculture, identified by the Romans with Ceres.
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|Noun||1.||Demeter - (Greek mythology) goddess of fertility and protector of marriage in ancient mythology; counterpart of Roman Ceres|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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