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Demeter

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Earth-mother), the great Greek goddess of the earth, daughter of Kronos and Rhea and sister of Zeus, and ranks with him as one of the twelve great gods of Olympus; is specially the goddess of agriculture, and the giver of all the earth's fruits; the Latins call her Ceres.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Demeter'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/demeter.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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