Etymology
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Proserpina

in Roman religion, one of the greater gods, daughter of Ceres and wife of Pluto; a  Latin (or Etruscan) corruption or modification of Greek Persephonē (see Persephone), perhaps influenced by Latin proserpere "to creep forth" on the notion of the germination of plants.

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Definitions of Proserpina

Proserpina (n.)
goddess of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Persephone;
Synonyms: Proserpine
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