multiheaded

adjective

mul·​ti·​head·​ed ˌməl-tē-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce multiheaded (audio)
-ˌtī-
: having more than one head
a multiheaded monster
… depending on who you ask, it's either allowed the multiheaded company to work or created bitter rivalries among the divisions.Daniel McGinn

Examples of multiheaded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On one side of the strait lies Scylla, a multiheaded monster who devours sailors six at a time. Scott Sellers, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 Yet, like a multiheaded hydra, the industry seems to be surviving legal onslaughts in countries like India and branching into newer, more vulnerable places such as Iraq and sub-Saharan Africa. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, Discover Magazine, 12 Aug. 2010

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiheaded was in 1859

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“Multiheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiheaded. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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