Definition of Dracula in English:

Dracula

Pronunciation /ˈdrakyələ/ /ˈdrækjələ/

proper noun

  • The Transylvanian vampire in Bram Stoker's novel Dracula (1897).

Origin

Variant of Drakula, Dragwlya, names given to Vlad Ţepeş (Vlad the Impaler), a 15th-century prince of Wallachia renowned for his cruelty.