cerus , in carmine Saliari intellegitur creator, Fest. s. v. matrem matutam, p. 122 Müll.—Here perhaps belongs also another passage from the Carm. Saliorum:
I.“duomisceruses,” Varr. L. L. 7, § 26 Müll.; another writing KERVS in KERI POCOLOM, an inscription on a clay vase; the word is a masc. form to the fem. Ceres, and denotes the creator; from cer = Sanscr. kri, to make; v. Ceres.
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