Triptolemus

or Trip·tol·e·mos

[trip-tol-uh-muh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a favorite of Demeter and the inventor of the plow and patron of agriculture, connected with the Eleusinian mysteries.
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Triptolemus

noun
  1. Greek myth a favourite of Demeter, sent by her to teach mankind agriculture
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