(politician) (lived 7th century BC) Athenian politician, the first to codify the laws of the Athenian city-state. These were notorious for their severity; hence draconian, meaning particularly harsh.
Athenian lawmaker (7th century) whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense.
Flying reptile; Also called: genus Draco.
In astronomy, a large but faint constellation, representing a dragon coiled around the north celestial pole. The star Alpha Draconis (Thuban) was the pole star 4,800 years ago.
A faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus.