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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] dracō, a "dragon'"

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Draco

  1. (zoology): A zoological name at the rank of genus in the family Agamidae. The species are gliding lizards from Southeast Asia.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων a "dragon'"

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Draco

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Draco

  1. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a dragon. It features a line of stars (including Thuban) that winds between Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
  2. The name of an Athenian lawgiver, known for the severity of his laws.
  3. (Greek mythology) One of Actaeon's hounds.

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Dracō (genitive: Dracōnis); m., third declension

  1. The name of an Athenian lawgiver, known for the severity of his laws.
  2. One of Actaeon's hounds.

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