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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology A monster with three bodies that was slain by Hercules.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules


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