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EtymologyEdit

From centum (hundred) +‎ -ceps (headed).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

centiceps (genitive centicipitis); third declension

  1. hundred-headed; with a hundred heads

Usage notesEdit

Used to refer to Cerberus, the multi-headed dog who guarded the entrance to the underworld.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative centiceps centicipitēs centicipitia
genitive centicipitis centicipitium
dative centicipitī centicipitibus
accusative centicipitem centiceps centicipitēs centicipitia
ablative centicipitī centicipitibus
vocative centiceps centicipitēs centicipitia

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • centiceps in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • centiceps in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • centiceps in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette