Cerberus

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κέρβερος (Kérberos), of unknown origin.

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Cerberus m

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

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κέρβερος (Kérberos), of unknown origin.

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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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