Proserpina definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Mythology The child of Ceres which became the goddess for the underworld when Pluto transported the girl away and made the girl their wife.
    • A genus of gastropods, typical associated with the household Proserpinid√¶.
    • goddess associated with the underworld; counterpart of Greek Persephone
  • proper-noun:
    • The old Roman goddess of springtime, queen of underworld, her Greek equivalent is Persephone.
    • 26 Proserpina, the asteroid.

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