Persephone

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Περσεφόνη (Persephónē)

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Triptolemus and Persephone (1)

Persephone

  1. (Greek mythology) The queen of the Underworld/Hades, and goddess of the seasons and vegetation. Originally named Kore/Core, she is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter; and the wife of Hades. Her Roman counterpart is Proserpina.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 399 Persephone, a main belt asteroid.
  3. (rare) A female given name.

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