noun, genitive Dra·co·nis [drey-koh-nis, druh-] /dreɪˈkoʊ nɪs, drə-/. Astronomy.
Origin of Draco1
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Contemporary Examples of draco
Harry suspects Draco is trying to hurt Dumbledore and seriously injures his rival with one of the Prince's spells.Catch Up on Harry Potter: Watch 13 Key Moments
November 17, 2010
Historical Examples of draco
The centre of the circle in the constellation of Draco is the pole of the ecliptic.
This region lies in the constellation Draco, at the pole of the ecliptic.
The laws of Draco were too severe, but they had no others to govern the city.The Story of the Greeks
H. A. Guerber
The evil of the laws of Draco was not that they were severe, but that they were inefficient.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete
The Draco or dragon had been borrowed from the Parthians after the death of Trajan.British Flags
W. G. Perrin
noun Latin genitive Draconis (dreɪˈkəʊnɪs)
Word Origin for Draco
northern constellation representing a dragon, from Latin draco "dragon" (see dragon). Identified as such since ancient times.