draconic month

[ drey-kon-ik muhnth, druh-kon-ik ]
/ dreɪˈkɒn ɪk ˈmʌnθ, drəˈkɒn ɪk /

noun

See under month (def. 5).

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British Dictionary definitions for draconic month

draconic month

noun

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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