Definition of Draconic

1. a. Relating to Draco, the Athenian lawgiver; or to the constellation Draco; or to dragon's blood.



Definition of Draconic

1. Adjective. Related to or suggestive of dragons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Draconic

1. pertaining to a dragon [adj] - See also: dragon

Medical Definition of Draconic

1. Relating to Draco, the Athenian lawgiver; or to the constellation Draco; or to dragon's blood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draconic

dracena
dracenas
drachenfutter
drachm
drachma
drachmae
drachmai
drachmas
drachms
dracin
draco
dracology
dracone
dracones
draconian
draconic (current term)
draconic month
draconic months
draconin
draconine
draconitic month
draconitic months
draconologist
draconologists
dracontiasis
dracontic
dracontine
dracontium
draculin
dracunculiasis

Literary usage of Draconic

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1. Rudimentary astronomy by Robert Main (1869)
"... draconic revolution, or revo-1 „ Sidereal revolution =27 7 43 11-6 lution with relation to the 1=27 6 5 35'6 node ) 184. Thus far we have considered the ..."

2. Woman Under the English Law: From the Landing of the Saxons to the Present Time by Arthur Rackham Cleveland (1896)
"... of birth—Unjustness of early Act governing this offence—draconic statute applying to Scotland—Abduction—Rape—Bigamy no longer an ecclesiastical offence, ..."

3. The Chemist ; Or, Reporter of Chemical Discoveries and Improvements by Charles Watt (1840)
"Submitted to the action of boiling nitric acid, it yields tbe three following acids :— draconic Acid.—Crystallized in beautiful colorless prisms, ..."

4. Horæ Apocalypticæ: Or, A Commentary on the Apocalypse, Critical and by Edward Bishop Elliott (1847)
"So that the transition from the draconic state of Rome and its Empire to the ten-horned bestial was direct, and without any other form or head intervening, ..."

5. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... a. draconic, ... A n. dun, brownish, yellow, yellowish gray. harsh, cruel, draconic, a. dragonlike, ..."

6. The First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis: With Notes Adapted to the by Xenophon, Morris Hicky Morgan (1896)
"The law of Athens — a relic of the draconic legislation, usually famous for its severity — provided that a person who had committed involuntary homicide ..."

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