Dracula

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Medieval Latin or later, draco (serpent, dragon) -ula (diminutive)

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Dracula f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orchidaceae — certain orchids.

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Etymology[edit]

From the name Vlad III Dracula (also known as Vlad Țepeș), from his father's name Vlad II Dracul, who was given the name Dracul by the Order of the Dragon. Dracul comes from the Romanian drac (devil), itself deriving from the Latin draco (dragon).

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Dracula

  1. The fictional vampire in the novel of the same name by Bram Stoker.
  2. A former prince of Wallachia.

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