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CERBERUS

Overview

CERBERUS (noun)
  The noun CERBERUS has 1 sense:

1. (Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon

  Familiarity information: CERBERUS used as a noun is very rare.


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CERBERUS (noun)


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Meaning:

(Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades; son of Typhon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Cerberus; hellhound

Hypernyms ("Cerberus" is a kind of...):

mythical creature; mythical monster (a monster renowned in folklore and myth)

Domain category:

Greek mythology (the mythology of the ancient Greeks)


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