Definition of Ceres in English:

Ceres

Syllabification: Ce·res
Pronunciation: /ˈsi(ə)rēz
 
/
  • 1 Roman Mythology The goddess of grain and agriculture. Greek equivalent Demeter.
  • 2 Astronomy The first asteroid to be discovered, found by G. Piazzi of Palermo in 1801. It is also the largest, with a diameter of 567 miles (913 km).

More definitions of Ceres

Definition of Ceres in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little