Draco


Dra·co

noun \ˈdrā-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of DRACO

:  a northern circumpolar constellation within which is the north pole of the ecliptic

Origin of DRACO

Latin (genitive Draconis), literally, dragon — more at dragon
First Known Use: 1621

Dra·co

biographical name \ˈdrā-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of DRACO

late 7th cent. b.c. Athenian lawgiver

Draco

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

(flourished 7th century BC) Athenian lawgiver. Almost nothing is known of his life. His harsh legal code (621 BC) punished most crimes, even trivial ones, with death. Solon repealed Draco's code, retaining only the homicide statutes.

Variants of DRACO

Draco or Dracon

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