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Meaning of DRACUNCULUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  type genus of the family Dracunculidae
  2. [n]  tuberous herbaceous perennials: dragon arum
 

DRACUNCULUS is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: genus Dracunculus, genus Dracunculus
 
 See Also: Araceae, arum family, Dracunculidae, Dracunculus medinensis, Dracunculus vulgaris, dragon arum, family Araceae, family Dracunculidae, green dragon, Guinea worm, liliopsid genus, monocot genus, worm genus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dra*cun"cu*lus\, n.; pl. {Dracunculi}. [L., dim. of
draco dragon.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A fish; the dragonet.
(b) The Guinea worm ({Filaria medinensis}).

 

 

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