noun, plural Cer·ber·us·es, Cer·ber·i [sur-buh-rahy] /ˈsɜr bəˌraɪ/ for 2.
Examples from the Web for cerberus
The Financial Times reported that CALSTRS had expressed concern with Cerberus about the investment.
Cerberus claims that “as a firm, we are investors, not statesmen or policy makers.”
In recent years, Cerberus has purposely become involved with companies that benefit from, and rely on, public policy.
Cerberus is now going to have to dump Freedom Group at a fire-sale price.
And this higher level of public debate is making Cerberus uncomfortable.
If somebody was coming to help the Cerberus it would be bound to spot the other ship, and it didn't want to be spotted.
But there must've been another ship aground when the Cerberus came in.
I hear the voice of Socrates, and it frightens me as much as the voice of Cerberus.Adventures in the Moon, and Other Worlds|John Russell Russell
The whole trio are no better than Mrs. Malaprops idea of Cerberus, three gentlemen at once, and must be encountered together.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 6 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
But, once past the magic gateway, once past the Cerberus at the door, you come upon an interior often unguessed and undreamed of.Highways and Byways in London|Mrs. E. T. Cook.
"watch-dog guardian of Hades," late 14c., Latinized form of Greek Kerberos, of unknown origin, according to Klein perhaps cognate with Sanskrit karbarah, sabalah "spotted, speckled;" Sabalah was the name of one of the two dogs of Yama.