Draconid [drak-uh-nid] ExamplesWord Origin noun Astronomy.
- any of several unrelated meteor showers whose radiants are in the constellation Draco.
Origin of Draconid Greek Drákōn+ Examples from the Web for draconid Historical Examples of draconid
The toothworts and broom rapes are Draconid, I think, and wholly parasites.
Several of the Draconid are parasites, and suck the roots of other plants, and have only just enough of their own to catch with.