Cerberus

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noun Cer·ber·us \ˈsər-b(ə-)rəs\

Definition of Cerberus

  1. :  a 3-headed dog that in Greek mythology guards the entrance to Hades

Cerberean

play \ˌsər-bə-ˈrē-ən\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cerberus

Latin, from Greek Kerberos


First Known Use: 14th century

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