Meaning of Triptolemus

Trip•tol•e•mus

Pronunciation: (trip-tol'u-mus), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a favorite of Demeter and the inventor of the plow and patron of agriculture, connected with the Eleusinian mysteries.
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