draconic

draconic

[drey-kon-ik, druh-]
adjective
of or like a dragon.

Origin:
1670–80; < Latin dracōn- (stem of dracō) dragon + -ic

draconically, adverb
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Draconic

[drey-kon-ik, druh-]
adjective
(often lowercase) Draconian.

Origin:
< Latin Dracōn- (see Draco) + -ic

Draconically, adverb
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draconian or draconic (dreɪˈkəʊnɪən, dreɪˈkɒnɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Draco, 7th-century Athenian statesman and lawmaker, or his code of laws, which prescribed death for almost every offence
2.  harsh: draconian legislation
 
draconic or draconic
 
adj
 
dra'conianism or draconic
 
n

draconic (dreɪˈkɒnɪk)
 
adj
of, like, or relating to a dragon
 
[C17: from Latin dracōdragon]
 
dra'conically
 
adv

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