any of a genus (Dracaena) of tropical shrubs and trees of the agave family
Origin of dracaenaModern Latin from LL, she-dragon from Classical Greek drakaina, feminine of drak?n, dragon
Any of several tropical plants of the genera Dracaena and Cordyline cultivated as house plants for their sword-shaped sometimes variegated leaves.
Origin of dracaenaLate Latin female dragon from Greek drakaina feminine of drakōn serpent ; see dragon .
Latin dracaena, from Ancient Greek δράκαινα (drakaina, “she-dragon”)