draconic [drey-kon-ik, druh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of or like a dragon.
Origin of draconic 1670–80; Latin dracōn- (stem of dracō)+ Related formsdra·con·i·cal·ly, adverb Draconic [drey-kon-ik, druh-] adjective
- (often lowercase) .
Origin of Draconic Latin Dracōn- (see) + Related formsDra·con·i·cal·ly, adverb Examples from the Web for draconic Historical Examples of draconic
But it does not strike Sally as rising to the height of her Draconic summary.
William de Morgan
In this matter of afforestation, Scanno continues its system of draconic severity.
The Draconic laws of the country punish this offence with hanging.
E. F. Knight
And he formed in his head Draconic laws which he would fain have executed upon men who lost money at play and did not pay.
For some reason, the equator, the colure, the zenith and the poles were all marked out by these serpentine or draconic forms.
E. Walter Maunder
British Dictionary definitions for draconic draconic adjective
- of, like, or relating to a dragon
Derived Formsdraconically, adverbWord Origin for draconic C17: from Latin dracō dragon