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1. Of or suggestive of a dragon.
2. Draconian.

[From Latin dracō, dracōn-, dragon; see dragon.]

dra·con′i·cal·ly adv.
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of, like, or relating to a dragon
[C17: from Latin dracō dragon]
draˈconically adv
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(dreɪˈkɒn ɪk, drə-)

of or like a dragon.
[1670–80; < Latin dracōn-, s. of dracō dragon + -ic]
dra•con′i•cal•ly, adv.
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