Draconid

[ drak-uh-nid ]
/ ˈdræk ə nɪd /

noun Astronomy.

any of several unrelated meteor showers whose radiants are in the constellation Draco.

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Origin of Draconid

<Greek DrákōnDraco + -id1
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Example sentences from the Web for Draconid

  • The toothworts and broom rapes are Draconid, I think, and wholly parasites.

  • Several of the Draconid are parasites, and suck the roots of other plants, and have only just enough of their own to catch with.