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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κέρβερος(Kérberos), possibly cognate with Sanskrit शबल(śabala), कर्बुर(karbura), "speckled, spotted color," from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerberós(spotted).

Proper nounEdit

Cerberus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Colubridae – certain water snakes.

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κέρβερος(Kérberos)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cerberus

  1. (Greek mythology) The giant three-headed dog who guards the entrance to Hades; and one of the many offspring of Echidna and Typhon.
  2. (astronomy) A former constellation of the northern sky, near Hercules.

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