firedrake

[ fahyuh r-dreyk ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌdreɪk /

noun

a mythical fiery dragon.

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Origin of firedrake

before 900; Middle English fyrdrake, Old English fȳrdraca. See fire, drake2
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firedrake

firedragon (ˈfaɪəˌdræɡən)

/ (ˈfaɪəˌdreɪk) /

noun

myth a fire-breathing dragon
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