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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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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
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Cer•ber•us(ˈsɜr bər əs)
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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|Noun||1.||Cerberus - (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Cerberus[ˈsɜːbərəs] n → Cerbero
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