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    hydra

    hydra - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hydra

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