Demeter Name Meaning & Origin

Demeter

Pronunciation: deh-MEE-ter (key)

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Demeter was the Greek goddess of the harvest, and the mother of Persephone. According to legend, her quest to find her daughter resulted in the seasons, as grain could grow only when Demeter was not visiting her daughter in Hades. Demeter means "earth mother" or "grain mother".

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Demeter certification is given to wines that pass guidelines for organic content.
Demeter is a perfume company that specializes in unusual scents, such as thunderstorms, old books, and Play-Doh.

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