hydra

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A mythological serpent with seven heads, slain by Hercules as one of his twelve labours. Also called the Lernaean Hydra
A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a serpent. It lies just south of the zodiac and contains the star Alphard
The name of one of Pluto's moons. (Named 21 June 2006)
Any of several small freshwater polyps of the genus Hydra and related genera, having a naked cylindrical body and an oral opening surrounded by tentacles
A complex, multifarious problem or situation that cannot be solved easily and rapidly

Because the statute is so vaguely worded, award decisions are habitually based on case law, the growing mountain of which is a hydra of rulings that point in so many directions that almost any decision can be defended or overturned on appeal, depending on how smart your lawyer is and which precedent he selects to argue your case.

the seven- or nine-headed water-serpent slain by hercules
{n} a serpent with many heads, a monster
The name of one of Plutos moons. (Named 21 June 2006)
A large ancient Greek and Roman jar with three handles (horizontal ones at both sides and one vertical at the back), used for storing water
(HI-dra) nine-headed monster
{i} multi-headed water serpent which grew new heads immediately after the old ones were cut off (Greek Mythology); large southern constellation; complex problem which grows worse even as part of it is solved; freshwater polyp
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"
a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer (Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones; "Hydra was slain by Hercules
Any small fresh-water hydroid of the genus Hydra, usually found attached to sticks, stones, etc
small tubular solitary freshwater hydrozoan polyp
A serpent or monster in the lake or marsh of Lerna, in the Peloponnesus, represented as having many heads, one of which, when cut off, was immediately succeeded by two others, unless the wound was cauterized
(Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones; "Hydra was slain by Hercules"
by a basal sucker
Hence, a terrible monster
A southern constellation of great length lying southerly from Cancer, Leo, and Virgo
It was slain by Hercules
a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
small tubular solitary freshwater hydrozoan polyp 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"
Any of 20-30 species of freshwater cnidarians (genus Hydra). The polyp-type body is a thin, usually translucent tube that measures up to slightly more than 1 in. (25 mm) long. Food is ingested and wastes are ejected from the open, tentacled end. Individuals are usually hermaphroditic (see hermaphroditism). Reproduction by budding is also common. Species differ in colour, tentacle length and number, and gonad position and size. All hydras feed on other small invertebrates (e.g., crustaceans)
Hence: A multifarious evil, or an evil having many sources; not to be overcome by a single effort
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    /ˈhīdrə/ /ˈhaɪdrə/

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    [ "hI-dr&-'he-d&d ] (adjective.) 1599. From Latin Hydra, the mythical serpent, originally from Ancient Greek Ὕδρα.

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