What does draconian mean?

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

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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(a.)

    Pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c. Used especially in the phrase Draconian punishment.


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Draconian

    dra-kō′nyan, adj. severe, as was the legislation, of Draco, the Athenian archon (621 B.C.).—Also Dracon′ic.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of draconian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of draconian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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