In Greek mythology, what is a female dragon called?

  • Wyvern
  • Drakaina correct

    Dragons in some form are a common occurrence in most cultures around the world. In Greek mythology, a female dragon is a drakaina. In some cases, the drakaina may have the head and upper torso of a human female with the lower part of the body that of a serpent, either with or without dragonesque legs. The word 'drakaina' is the feminine form of 'drakon,' which is the Greek word for dragon or serpent. Drakaina were generally considered monsters, and it took a god or demigod to slay one. The god Zeus supposedly slew more than one of the drakainas. Source:

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