dracula dracula  /d ˈræk ju lə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants having bizarre and often sinister-looking flowers with pendulous scapes and motile lips
  2. (n) fictional vampire in a gothic horror novel by Bram Stoker

News

  1. Tracing bloodlines in 'Stoker’s Manuscript'

    In “Stoker’s Manuscript,” debut novelist Royce Prouty tells a vampire story featuring a rare book dealer who’s asked to authenticate the original draft of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” published in 1897. The deal he’s offered seems too good to be true, which of course it is.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

  2. NBC Announces 2013 Fall Premiere Dates

    'The Michael J. Fox Show' gets a one-hour premiere, while 'Dracula' will debut in late October.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

  3. Stoker's Manuscript

    Abraham “Bram” Stoker was a Theatre Manager in London who saw his notoriety soar with the release of a gothic horror novel in 1897 titled DRACULA. The rest is, literally, history.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Book Reporter

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Quotes

  1. "I didn't say that my colleagues were blood suckers. I said that there were certain people who listen to advocates, and as soon as they left and it got dark, were acting in that way - like Count Dracula - because they really didn't care,"...
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: David Paterson Source: Newsweek

  2. "Yes, he's an attractive guy," Kelly told the breakfast show hosts. "But I think girls are more so into that whole Dracula bit. It's very sexy: I don't know him. I've never really seen him in interviews either: [But] yeah, he's cute."
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Kelly Clarkson Source: Access Hollywood

  3. "It's all a bit Dracula and his bride," Cowell said. "It actually got quite uncomfortable. It was all a bit dark and gothic and I kind of just feel you two just want to go back to your hotel room."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Simon Cowell Source: Tivyside Advertiser

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