Main definitions of Draco in English

: Draco1Draco2

Draco1

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A large northern constellation (the Dragon), stretching around the north celestial pole and said to represent the dragon killed by Hercules. It has no bright stars.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Gamma Draconis’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Draco

/ˈdreɪkəʊ/

Main definitions of Draco in English

: Draco1Draco2

Draco2

proper noun

  • (7th century bc), Athenian legislator. His codification of Athenian law was notorious for its severity in that the death penalty was imposed even for trivial crimes.

Pronunciation:

Draco

/ˈdreɪkəʊ/