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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch drāke, from Old Dutch *drako, an early Germanic borrowing of Latin dracō (dragon).

NounEdit

draak m (plural draken, diminutive draakje n)

  1. dragon (a legendary large winged serpentine creature)
  2. a derogatory term for a woman, often considered large and ugly
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  • Afrikaans: draak

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch andrake, from Old Dutch *anadrako, from Proto-Germanic *anadrekô (duck leader), from *anadz (duck) + *rekô (ruler, king).

NounEdit

draak m (plural draken, diminutive draakje n)

  1. (obsolete) a male duck; a drake
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