Definition of dracone in English:

dracone

noun

  • A large flexible sausage-shaped container used for transporting oil and other liquids on water.

    ‘For amphibious support, the ships can also deliver fuel to pillow tanks or dracones positioned alongside.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation

dracone

/ˈdrakəʊn/