Draconid


Draconid

Draconid [drak-uh-nid] ExamplesWord Origin noun Astronomy.

  1. any of several unrelated meteor showers whose radiants are in the constellation Draco.

Origin of Draconid Greek Drákōn Draco + -id1 Examples from the Web for draconid Historical Examples of draconid

  • The toothworts and broom rapes are Draconid, I think, and wholly parasites.

    Proserpina, Volume 2

    John Ruskin

  • 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

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