centiceps

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

centiceps m, f, n (genitive centicipitis); third declension

  1. hundred-headed; with a hundred heads

Usage notes[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

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

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