cave canem

LatinEdit

Pompeii mosaic bearing the warning "cave canem"

EtymologyEdit

From cavē (beware (you)), the singular imperative of caveō + canem, the accusative singular of canis (dog). Literally meaning: "beware the dog".

PhraseEdit

cave canem

  1. Beware of the dog.
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