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Draconid

[drak-uh-nid] /ˈdræk ə nɪd/
noun, Astronomy
1.
any of several unrelated meteor showers whose radiants are in the constellation Draco.
Origin of Draconid
< Greek Drákōn Draco + -id1
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  • Several of the Draconid are parasites, and suck the roots of other plants, and have only just enough of their own to catch with.

    Proserpina, Volume 2 John Ruskin
  • The toothworts and broom rapes are Draconid, I think, and wholly parasites.

    Proserpina, Volume 2 John Ruskin

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