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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Public festivals in honor of Ceres.
  • n.pl. The cereals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Roman antiquity, festivals in honor of the goddess Ceres.
  • A systematic name of those Gramineæ, or grasses, which produce edible grains; the cereals.

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