Cerberus

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Cer·ber·us

 (sûr′bər-əs)
n. Greek & Roman Mythology
A three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades.

Cer′ber·e′an (sûr′bə-rē′ən) adj.
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Cerberus

(ˈsɜːbərəs)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a dog, usually represented as having three heads, that guarded the entrance to Hades
2. a sop to Cerberus a bribe or something given to propitiate a potential source of danger or problems
Cerberean adj
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Cer•ber•us

(ˈsɜr bər əs)

n.
a three-headed dog of Greek myth guarding the entrance to the underworld.
Cer•be•re•an (sərˈbɪər i ən) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cerberus - (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to HadesCerberus - (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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Translations

Cerberus

[ˈsɜːbərəs] nCerbero
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