MEANING: noun: An interpreter or guide.

ETYMOLOGY: From French dragoman, from Italian dragomanno, from Latin/Greek dragoumanos, from Arabic tarjuman, and Aramaic, from Akkadian targumanu (interpreter). Earliest documented use: 1300s. Akkadian is a now-extinct Semitic language once spoken in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) and written in cuneiform. Earliest documented use: 14th century.


DRANOMAN - It's SuperPlumber!

DRAGONMAN - how to describe a long, tedious translation (two pronunciations)

DRACOMAN - Crabbe or Goyle's informal address to young Master Malfoy

DRAWOMAN - what Leonardo did with Mona Lisa