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hydra meaning and definition

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HYDRA noun

Definition of Hydra (noun)

  1. (Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones
    • "Hydra was slain by Hercules"
  2. a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
  3. trouble that cannot be overcome by a single effort because of its many aspects or its persistent and pervasive quality
    • "we may be facing a hydra that defies any easy solution"
  4. small tubular solitary freshwater hydrozoan polyp
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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