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Meaning of CERES

Pronunciation:  'seereez

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  1. [n]  the largest asteroid and the first discovered
  2. [n]  (Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter

CERES is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: asteroid, minor planet, planetoid, Roman deity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ce"res\, n. [L., Ceres, also corn, grain, akin to E.
1. (Class. Myth.) The daughter of Saturn and Ops or Rhea, the
   goddess of corn and tillage.

2. (Actron.) The first discovered asteroid.

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