Draco

2
[ drey-koh ]
/ ˈdreɪ koʊ /

noun

a late 7th-century b.c. Athenian statesman noted for the severity of his code of laws.
Also Dra·con [drey-kon] /ˈdreɪ kɒn/.
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British Dictionary definitions for dracon (1 of 2)

Draco

1
/ (ˈdreɪkəʊ) /

noun Latin genitive Draconis (dreɪˈkəʊnɪs)

a faint extensive constellation twisting around the N celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus

Word Origin for Draco

from Latin, from Greek drakōn dragon

British Dictionary definitions for dracon (2 of 2)

Draco

2
/ (ˈdreɪkəʊ) /

noun

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

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Science definitions for dracon

Draco

[ drākō ]

A constellation (the Dragon) in the polar region of the Northern Hemisphere near Cepheus and Ursa Major.

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