Draco


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Dra·co 1

 (drā′kō) Seventh century bc.
Athenian politician who codified the laws of Athens (c. 621). Although lauded for its impartiality, his legal system was unpopular for its severity.

Dra·co′ni·an adj.

Dra·co 2

 (drā′kō)
n.
A constellation in the polar region of the Northern Hemisphere near Cepheus and Ursa Major. Also called Dragon.

[Latin dracō, dragon; see dragon.]

Draco

(ˈdreɪkəʊ)
n, Latin genitive Draconis (dreɪˈkəʊnɪs)
(Celestial Objects) a faint extensive constellation twisting around the N celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus
[from Latin, from Greek drakōn dragon]

Draco

(ˈdreɪkəʊ)
n
(Biography) 7th century bc, Athenian statesman and lawmaker, whose code of laws (621) prescribed death for almost every offence

Dra•co

(ˈdreɪ koʊ)

n. gen. Dra•co•nis (dreɪˈkoʊ nɪs, drə-)
the Dragon, a northern circumpolar constellation between Ursa Major and Cepheus.
[< Latin < Greek drákōn dragon]

Dra•co

(ˈdreɪ koʊ)

also Dra•con

(-kɒn)

n.
fl. late 7th century b.c., Athenian lawgiver: noted for the severity of his code of laws.

Dra·co

(drā′kō)
A constellation in the polar region of the Northern Hemisphere near Cepheus and Ursa Major.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Draco - Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)
2.Draco - a faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus
3.Draco - a reptile genus known as flying dragons or flying lizards
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Agamidae, family Agamidae - an Old World reptile family of Sauria
flying dragon, flying lizard, dragon - any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body
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