<astronomy> Belonging to that space of time in which the moon performs one revolution, from ascending node to ascending node. See Dragon's head, under Dragon. "Dracontic month."

Origin: From L. Draco dragon, in allusion to the terms dragon's head and dragon's tail.

(01 Mar 1998)

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