Definition of Ceres in English :

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Ceres meaning in English

Meaning of Ceres in English

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1. ceres

(Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter

2. ceres

the largest asteroid and the first discovered

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see synonyms of ceres
the Roman goddess of agriculture
. Greek counterpart: Demeter
the smallest dwarf planet in the solar system, located in the asteroid belt; discovered in 1801, it has a diameter of 946 km

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see synonyms of ceres
1.  Roman Mythology
the goddess of agriculture, daughter of Ops and Saturn: identified with the Greek Demeter
2.  Astronomy
the first asteroid discovered (1801), and the largest (c. 1,000 km or 621 mi in diameter)

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see synonyms of ceres
1. Roman Mythology The goddess of agriculture.
2. The closest dwarf planet to the sun, with an orbit between Mars and Jupiter. Ceres was the first object in the asteroid belt to be discovered.

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