[pen-drag-uh n] /pɛnˈdræg ən/

the supreme leader: the title of certain ancient British chiefs.
[pen-drag-uh n] /pɛnˈdræg ən/
either of two kings of ancient Britain.
Compare (def 2), .
a supreme war chief or leader of the ancient Britons

“Welsh warlord” (mainly known now in Arthurian Uther Pendragon), late 15c., title of a chief leader in war of ancient Britain or Wales, from pen “head” (see pen-) + dragon, which figured on the standard of a cohort.


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