Definition of dracone in English:


Line breaks: drac|one
Pronunciation: /ˈdrakəʊn


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


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

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