Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Ceres or to the Cerealia: as, Cerealian worship.

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Examples

  • On my warm hearth these cerealian blossoms expanded; here is the bank whereon they grew.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • America, and its influence is still rising, swelling, spreading, in cerealian billows over the land -- this seed I regularly and faithfully procured from the village, till at length one morning I forgot the rules, and scalded my yeast; by which accident I discovered that even this was not indispensable -- for my discoveries were not by the synthetic but analytic process -- and I have gladly omitted it since, though most housewives earnestly assured me that safe and wholesome bread without yeast might not be, and elderly people prophesied a speedy decay of the vital forces.

    Walden

  • "In the Old World we know not whence our horses, our dogs, cattle, and the various kinds of cerealian gramina were obtained, and the

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

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