draconic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or suggestive of a dragon.
    • Draconian.
    • linked to or suggestive of dragons.
    • Relating to Draco, the Athenian lawgiver; or to the constellation Draco; or even dragon's bloodstream.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to Draco, archon of Athens in or just around 621 b. c., and something for the founders of this enlightened Attic polity; or resembling in severity the code of guidelines believed to have already been set up by him, by which he recommended the punishment of demise for pretty much all crimes -for smaller crimes simply because they merited it, and for better because he knew of no penalty worse.
    • thus thorough: applied to any exceedingly extreme, harsh, or oppressive regulations.
    • regarding the constellation Draco.

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