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Δημήτηρ , τερος and τρος, : Dor., Arc., Boeot. Δαμάτηρ; also Δημήτρα Buresch
A.Aus Lydien69: acc. Δημήτραν Epigr. ap. Paus.1.37.2: gen. “ΔαμάτραςIG7.2793 (Copae); Aeol. Δωμάτηρ Hoffmann Griechische Dialekte 2.153(Aegae); Thess. dat. “ΔαμμάτεριIG9(2).1235:—Demeter, Il.2.696, al., once in Od., 5.125, h.Cer., etc.
2. appell., as a name for bread, Opp.H.3.463; cf. ἀκτή, καρπός. (Variously expld. by Gramm. as, = Γημήτηρ, δημομήτηρ, or from δηαί, = κριθαί, cf. EM265.54.)
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    • Homer, Iliad, 2.696
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.125
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.37.2
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