HyperDic: persephone

English > 1 sense of the word Persephone:
NOUNperson Persephone, Despoina, Kore, Cora(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter
English > Persephone: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen / queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina.
SynonymsDespoina, Kore, Cora
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
SpanishKore, Perséfone
CatalanCora, Perséfone, Persèfone

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