dragoun

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French dragon from Latin dracō (dragon);[1] named either after a military flag or a type of gun.[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dragoun m

  1. (military) dragoon

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, 2nd edition, Československá akademie věd
  2. ^ "dragoun" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French dragon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /draˈɡuːn/, /ˈdraɡɔn/

NounEdit

dragoun (plural dragouns)

  1. An dragon, drake, wyrm (mythological creature)
  2. (heraldry) A heraldic image of a dragon
  3. (biblical) A serpent or reptilian monster
  4. (biblical) Satan; the Devil
  5. (alchemy) sophic mercury
  6. (astronomy) The orbit of the moon
  7. (astronomy) A comet
  8. (figurative) An evil, immoral person

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