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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as dracontic.


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  • Kugler, S.J., of the tabulated data employed in computing the moon's place, disclosed the striking fact that the four lunar periods -- the synodic, sidereal, anomalistic, and draconitic months -- were substantially adopted by Hipparchus from his Chaldean predecessors.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne


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