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adjective (1)

dra·​con·​ic drə-ˈkä-nik How to pronounce draconic (audio)
: of or relating to a dragon


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adjective (2)

dra·​con·​ic drā-ˈkä-nik How to pronounce draconic (audio) drə- How to pronounce draconic (audio)

Examples of draconic in a Sentence

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The Stellar Odyssey offers a chance to glimpse some of the brand’s most complex creations, ranging from simple moon phase displays to perpetual calendars, equation of time, sky charts, and the draconic and anomalistic lunar cycles. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 22 Dec. 2022 For example, the interior face of the iconic Reverso cradle features three lunar displays (the synodic cycle, the draconic cycle and the anomalistic cycle). Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 20 Aug. 2021 The third face shows the moon phases in the Northern Hemisphere as well as the draconic lunar cycle (to show the height of the moon) and the anomalistic lunar cycle. Roberta Naas, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021

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Word History


Adjective (1)

Latin dracon-, draco

First Known Use

Adjective (1)

1680, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1708, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of draconic was in 1680

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“Draconic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draconic. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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