Draco

noun
Dra·​co | \ ˈdrā-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce Draco (audio) \

Definition of Draco

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Draco

biographical name
Dra·​co | \ ˈdrā-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce Draco (audio) \

Definition of Draco (Entry 2 of 2)

late 7th century b.c. Athenian lawgiver

First Known Use of Draco

Noun

1621, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Draco

Noun

Latin (genitive Draconis), literally, dragon — more at dragon

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“Draco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Draco. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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