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.]
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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
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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.
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Dra·co

(drā′kō)
A constellation in the polar region of the Northern Hemisphere near Cepheus and Ursa Major.
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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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References in classic literature ?
As for Draco's laws, they were published when the government was already established, and they have nothing particular in them worth mentioning, except their severity on account of the enormity of their punishments.
Serpens nisi serpentem comederit non fit draco. Overt and apparent virtues, bring forth praise; but there be secret and hidden virtues, that bring forth fortune; certain deliveries of a man's self, which have no name.
Theseus first, and after him Draco and Solon, instituted the government of Athens.
Draco appears to have been intrusted by the people of Athens with indefinite powers to reform its government and laws.
You have a soft place in your heart yourself, you know--you're not a Draco, a Jeffreys, that sort of thing."
Actor Tom Felton jokingly revealed that Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) was actually in love with his character Draco, even when he was dating Ginny (Bonnie Wright).
Draco compact ultra comes with IHSE's exclusive Flex-Port technology, saving systems installers tremendous time preconfiguring ports to specific I/O requirements.
Just like he had done four weeks ago, Draco dominated his rivals to pull away at the finish for an eye-popping 4 1/4 length victory, his first under the talented Irishman, Hayes.
Police dog Draco was then directed to the location and successfully detained the man.
5 October 2018 - California, US-based wholesale insurance broker Worldwide Facilities, LLC has acquired the assets of Boston, US-based programme manager Draco Insurance Solutions, Inc., specialising in the public transportation sector, the company said.