or earth god·dess
- a goddess of fertility and vegetation.
Origin of earth-goddess
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for earth-goddess
The earth-goddess is not banished, but remains as consort of the male divinity.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe
John M. Tyler
Her historical connection with the great Asian earth-goddess, the Mother-Goddess, is uncertain.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
The earth-goddess Toci or Teteoinnan was regarded as the progenitrix or mother of the gods.An Introduction to Mythology
She may thus represent the old Earth-goddess, whose place the native Dispater gradually usurped.The Religion of the Ancient Celts
J. A. MacCulloch
Both μέλαινα and ἐρινύς, according to Farnell, are epithets of Demeter as an earth-goddess of the under-world.