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firedrake

noun fire·drake \-ˌdrāk\

Definition of FIREDRAKE

:  a fire-breathing dragon especially in Germanic mythology
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Origin of FIREDRAKE

Middle English firdrake, from Old English fȳrdraca, from fȳr + draca dragon, from Latin draco — more at dragon
First Known Use: before 12th century

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