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Cerberus

noun Cer·ber·us \ˈsər-b(ə-)rəs\

Definition of CERBERUS

:  a 3-headed dog that in Greek mythology guards the entrance to Hades
Cer·ber·e·an \ˌsər-bə-ˈrē-ən\ adjective

Origin of CERBERUS

Latin, from Greek Kerberos
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

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