Definition of Demeter in English:


Pronunciation /dəˈmēdər/ /dəˈmidər/

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • The goddess of cereal grains, daughter of Cronus and Rhea and mother of Persephone. She is associated with Cybele; her symbol is typically an ear of wheat. The Eleusinian mysteries were held in honor of her.

    Roman equivalent Ceres
    See also Persephone