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dracone

Line breaks: drac|one
Pronunciation: /ˈdrakəʊn
 
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Definition of dracone in English:

noun

A large flexible sausage-shaped container used for transporting oil and other liquids on water.
Example sentences
  • For amphibious support, the ships can also deliver fuel to pillow tanks or dracones positioned alongside.

Origin

1950s: from Latin draco, dracon-, from Greek drakōn 'serpent' (because of its shape).

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