hy·​dra-head·​ed ˌhī-drə-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce hydra-headed (audio)
: having many centers or branches
a hydra-headed organization

Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hydra-headed was in 1599

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Cite this Entry

“Hydra-headed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydra-headed. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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