Draco

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From Latin dracō (dragon).

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Draco m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Agamidae — gliding lizards from Southeast Asia.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, dragon)

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Draco (1)

Draco

  1. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a dragon. It features a line of stars (including Thuban) that winds between Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
  2. The name of an Athenian lawgiver, known for the severity of his laws.
  3. (Greek mythology) One of Actaeon's hounds.

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Dracō m (genitive Dracōnis); third declension

  1. The name of an Athenian lawgiver, known for the severity of his laws.
  2. One of Actaeon's hounds.

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