noun fire·drake \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌdrāk\

Definition of firedrake

  1. :  a fire-breathing dragon especially in Germanic mythology

Origin and Etymology 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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