[ drey-kon-ik muhnth, druh-kon-ik ]
/ dreɪˈkɒn ɪk ˈmʌnθ, drəˈkɒn ɪk /
See under month (def. 5).
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Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Words nearby draconic month
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British Dictionary definitions for draconic month
astronomy the mean time taken by the moon between successive passages through the ascending node of its orbit. It is about 2.5 hours shorter than the sidereal monthAlso called: nodical month
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