Gender Feminine
Scripts Ὕδρα(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈhaɪ̯.dɹə/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "water serpent" in Greek, related to ὕδωρ (hydor) meaning "water". In Greek myth this was the name of a many-headed Lernaean serpent slain by Herakles. It is also the name of a northern constellation, as well as a moon of Pluto.


Entry added December 7, 2022