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Pomona is the Roman goddess of plenty. Her name comes from the Latin "pomum" which means "fruit."
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Roman goddess of fruit known for locking herself in her orchid in order to remain a virgin. She scorned the love of Silvanus but was eventually seduced by Vertumnus, the god of autumn, in the form of an old woman.
The story of Vertumnus and Pomona appeared in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Pomona Sprout, professor of Herbology at Hogwarts in the "Harry Potter" series.