centiceps

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

centiceps (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.

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

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