drake (n.1)

"male duck," c. 1300, unrecorded in Old English but may have existed then, from West Germanic *drako (source also of Low German drake, second element of Old High German anutrehho, dialectal German Drache).

drake (n.2)

archaic for "dragon," from Old English draca "dragon, sea monster, huge serpent," from Proto-Germanic *drako (source also of Middle Dutch and Old Frisian drake, Dutch draak, Old High German trahho, German drache), an early borrowing from Latin draco (see dragon).

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