Ceres

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See also: ceres and Cérès

English[edit]

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Ceres astronomical symbol

Etymology[edit]

Latin Cerēs, goddess of the bounty, akin to crēare (to create), crēscere (to grow), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (to grow). More at create.

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Ceres

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman goddess of agriculture; equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.
  2. (astronomy) A celestial body orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, the largest asteroid and innermost dwarf planet; officially called 1 Ceres.

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Irish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ceres f

  1. Ceres (dwarf planet)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Ceres Cheres gCeres
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (to grow). More at create.

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Cerēs f (genitive Cereris); third declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman goddess of agriculture; equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Cerēs Cererēs
genitive Cereris Cererum
dative Cererī Cereribus
accusative Cererem Cererēs
ablative Cerere Cereribus
vocative Cerēs Cererēs

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Ceres f

  1. (Roman mythology) Ceres (Roman goddess)

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Ceres m

  1. (astronomy) Ceres (dwarf planet)

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