Definition of dracone in English:

dracone

noun

  • A large flexible sausage-shaped container used for transporting oil and other liquids on water.

    • ‘For amphibious support, the ships can also deliver fuel to pillow tanks or dracones positioned alongside.’

Origin

1950s: from Latin draco, dracon-, from Greek drakōn serpent (because of its shape).

Pronunciation:

dracone

/ˈdrakəʊn/