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. 1.1as genitive Draconis /drəˈkəʊnɪs/ Used 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/