Definition of Avernus in English:

Avernus

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Pronunciation: /əˈvəːnəs
 
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A lake near Naples in Italy, which fills the crater of an extinct volcano. It was described by Virgil and other Latin writers as the entrance to the underworld.

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Pronunciation: ˈgəzəl
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily