Dracunculus

See also: dracunculus

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin dracunculus (small serpent), diminutive of draco (a sort of serpent, dragon).

Proper nounEdit

Dracunculus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Dracunculidae – greatly elongated nematode worms including the Guinea worm.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Araceae – tuberous aroid perennials sometimes grown for ornamental purposes.

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nematode
aroid plant