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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. KEH-rehs(Classical Latin)
SIR-eez(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Indo-European root *ker meaning "to grow". In Roman mythology Ceres was the goddess of agriculture, equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.
Other Languages & CulturesCerere(Italian)
User SubmissionCérès

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