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 drak&omacron;n, serpent; see dragon.
Latin dracaena, from Ancient Greek δράκαινα (drakaina, “she-dragon”)