Demeter meaning

dĭ-mētər
The goddess of the harvest, daughter of Rhea and Cronus and mother of Persephone.
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(gr. myth., person, proper) The goddess of agriculture and fertility: identified with the Roman Ceres.
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(Greek mythology) The goddess of the fertility of the Earth and harvests, protector of marriage and social order; daughter of Cronos and Rhea, mother to Persephone.
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Origin of demeter

  • Greek Dēmētēr māter- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek Δημήτηρ (Dēmētēr), from γῆ (gē) + μήτηρ (mētēr).

    From Wiktionary