hydra-headed

adjective
hy·dra-head·ed | \ˌhī-drə-ˈhe-dəd \

Definition of hydra-headed 

: having many centers or branches a hydra-headed organization

First Known Use of hydra-headed

1599, in the meaning defined above

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