Ceres

(2 syl.). Corn. Ceres was the Roman name of Mother-Earth, the protectress of agriculture and of all the fruits of the earth.

“Dark frowning heaths grow bright with Ceres' store.” Thomson: Castle of Indolence, ii. 27.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Ceres from Fact Monster:

Related Content