Origin of CerberusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Kerberos
nounGreek & Roman Mythology
From Ancient Greek Κέρβερος (Kerberos)
cerberus - Computer Definition
Also known as Kerberos. In Greek mythology, the three-headed dog that guarded the gates of Hades. Cerberus also had a snake for a tail and a serpentine mane. See also Kerberos.