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Overview of noun hydra

The noun hydra has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Hydra

((Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones; "Hydra was slain by Hercules")

2. Hydra, Snake

(a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer)

3. hydra

(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. hydra

(small tubular solitary freshwater hydrozoan polyp) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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