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6/10/2008, 6:07 PM Dragon_Clarinet

Name Hydra
Gender Feminine
Usage Astronomy, Greek Mythology
Scripts Ὑδρα
Pronounced Pron. HIE-drə
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Meaning & History

Means "water-serpent" in Greek (from #hydor# "water"). In Greek myth this was the name of a many-headed Lernaean water serpent slain by Hercules. It is also a northern constellation that is said to resemble a serpent, as well as a moon of Pluto.
Added 6/10/2008 by Dragon_Clarinet