Odd Word of the Day

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draconian dray-KOHN-ee-uhn; druh-, adjective:

1. Pertaining to Draco, a lawgiver of Athens, 621 B.C.
2. Excessively harsh; severe.

Draconian refers to a code of laws made by Draco. Their measures were so severe that they were said to be written in blood.