HyperDic: ceres

English > 2 senses of the word Ceres:
NOUNperson Ceres(Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture
objectCeresthe largest asteroid and the first discovered
Ceres > pronunciation
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English > Ceres: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter.
CategoryRoman mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Romans
Instance ofRoman deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
English > Ceres: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe largest asteroid and the first discovered.
Instance ofasteroidAny of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)

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