Definitions for draconiandreɪˈkoʊ ni ən, drə-; -ˈkɒn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Dra•co•ni•andreɪˈkoʊ ni ən, drə-; -ˈkɒn ɪk(adj.)

also Dra•con•ic

  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Draco or his code of laws.

    Category: Ancient History, Law

  2. (often l.c.) (esp. of punishment) unusually severe or cruel; harsh.

    Category: Law

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Draconian(adj)

    of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws

    "Draconian measures"


  1. draconian(Adjective)

    Of or resembling a dragon

  2. Origin: From the Athenian lawmaker Draco, known for making harsh laws.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Draconian(adj)

    pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c


  1. Draconian

    Draconian is a doom metal band from Säffle, Sweden formed in 1994. The band consists of Anders Jacobsson, Heike Langhans Johan Ericson, Jerry Torstensson, Daniel Arvidsson, Fredrik Johansson, and Andreas Karlsson.

Anagrams of draconian

  1. Conradian


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