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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.
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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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]
(Biography) 7th century bc, Athenian statesman and lawmaker, whose code of laws (621) prescribed death for almost every offence
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n. gen. Dra•co•nis (dreɪˈkoʊ nɪs, drə-)
the Dragon, a northern circumpolar constellation between Ursa Major and Cepheus.
[< Latin < Greek drákōn dragon]
fl. late 7th century b.c., Athenian lawgiver: noted for the severity of his code of laws.
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A constellation in the polar region of the Northern Hemisphere near Cepheus and Ursa Major.
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|Noun||1.||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
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