Triptolemus

Triptolemus

[trip-tol-uh-muhs]
noun Classical Mythology.
a favorite of Demeter and the inventor of the plow and patron of agriculture, connected with the Eleusinian mysteries.
Also, Triptolemos.
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Triptolemus (trɪpˈtɒlɪməs)
 
n
Greek myth a favourite of Demeter, sent by her to teach mankind agriculture

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