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Draco

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Draco

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Draco is the Latin word for dragon.

Science and technology

  • DRACO (antiviral), a group of experimental antiviral drugs
  • Draco (constellation), a constellation in the northern part of the sky
  • Draco (dwarf galaxy), a dwarf galaxy orbiting the Milky Way
  • Draco (genus), a genus of gliding lizards.
  • Draco (programming language), a shareware programming language for CP/M and the Amiga
  • Draco (rocket engine), an orbital maneuvering thruster being built for the SpaceX Dragon and upper stage of the Falcon 9 spacecraft
  • Draco, the database engine used by FileMaker Pro
  • DraCo, a partly Amiga compatible computer built by MacroSystem AG
  • Draco GNU/Linux, a Linux distribution
  • Draco, a drug produced at MIT

History

  • Dacian Draco, a Dacian military standard composed of a wolf head and snake tail
  • Draco (lawgiver) (from Greek: Δράκων), the first lawgiver of ancient Athens, Greece, from whom the term draconian is derived
  • Draco (physician) (from Greek: Δράκων), the name of several physicians in the family of Hippocrates
  • Draco (military standard), a Roman cavalry military standard in the shape of a dragon, adopted after the Dacian Wars

Literature, film, and television

Games

  • Draco-Hedron Ovinxer, the destructive dragon form of Ovinxer and the final boss of the game Gun Nac
  • Draco Centauros, a dragon-like humanoid from the Puyo Puyo video game series
  • Draco, a 9/9 Artifact Dragon from the card game Magic: The Gathering
  • Draco, a character in the fictional opera The Dream Oath: Maria and Draco in Final Fantasy VI
  • Draco, a black dragon found in the Kasumanium Mines in Dark Ages (computer game)

Other uses

  • Draco, a supposed reptilian alien race that has been purported to exist by certain UFO conspiracy theorists
  • Draco Racing, a motorsports team
  • Draco Rosa, a Puerto Rican songwriter and former member of Puerto Rican boy band Menudo
  • A guitar built by BC Rich guitars. It has a cutaway V body with Rockfeild pickups.
  • A Romanian-made shortened pistol version of the AKM assault rifle

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  • Draco — northern constellation representing a dragon, from L. draco dragon (see DRAGON (Cf. dragon)). Identified as such since ancient times …   Etymology dictionary

  • Draco — Dra co, n. [L. See {Dragon}.] 1. (Astron.) The Dragon, a northern constellation within which is the north pole of the ecliptic. [1913 Webster] 2. A luminous exhalation from marshy grounds. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of lizards. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draco — Draco, 1) so v.w. Drache; 2) Eidechse, s. Drache 3) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Draco — (lat.), der Drache …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Draco — DRACO, ónis, einer von Aktäons vielen Hunden, welche endlich diesen ihren eigenen Herrn, als er von der Diana war in einen Hirsch verwandelt worden, anfielen und zerrissen. Hygin. Fab. 181 …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Draco —   [lateinisch »Drache«], Abkürzung Dra, lateinischer Name des Sternbilds Drache …   Universal-Lexikon

  • draco — v. drago …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Draco — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Draco (homonymie). Draco …   Wikipédia en Français