how to pronounce hydra

/ˈhaɪdɹə/

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hydra is pronounced in two syllables

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haɪdɹə

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An example use of hydra in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of the Hydra Centaurus super cluster and …”

meanings of hydra

noun:

  1. A complex, multifarious problem or situation that cannot be solved easily and rapidly.
  2. A dragon-like creature with many heads and the ability to regrow them when maimed.
  3. 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.

name:

  1. A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a serpent. It lies just south of the zodiac and contains the star Alphard.
  2. A mythological serpent with many heads, slain by Hercules as one of his twelve labours.
  3. One of Pluto's moons.

words with pronunciation similar to hydra

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