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See also hydra, and Hydrus

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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Hydra, the mythical serpent.

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Hydra

  1. (zoology): A zoological name at the rank of genus in the family Hydridae. The hydras belong to the genus Hydra.
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English

A Greek vase depicting the Lernaean Hydra.

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Hydra, the mythical serpent, originally from Ancient Greek Ύδρα (hydra)

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Hydra

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Hydra

  1. (Greek mythology) A mythological serpent with seven heads, slain by Hercules as one of his twelve labours. Also called the Lernaean Hydra.
  2. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a serpent. It lies just south of the zodiac and contains the star Alphard.
  3. (astronomy) The name of one of Pluto's moons. (Named 21 June 2006).

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Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek Ύδρα (hydra)

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Hydra

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The Hydra (mythical serpent)

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