Definition for DRA-CUN'CU-LUS

DRA-CUN'CU-LUS, n. [from L. draco, dragon.]

  1. In botany, a plant, a species of Arum, with a long stalk, spotted like a serpent's belly.
  2. A fish of the Linnæan genus Callionymus.
  3. The Filaria Medinensis of Linnæus, or Guinea-worm, supposed to be a worm which penetrates the skin, and insinuates itself between the muscles of the human species.

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