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Ko·mo·do dragon

 (kə-mō′dō)
n.
A large monitor lizard (Varanus komodoensis) native to Indonesia. It is the largest living lizard, sometimes growing to a length of 3 meters (10 feet).

[After Komodo, an island of south-central Indonesia.]
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Komodo dragon

(kəˈməʊdəʊ) or

Komodo lizard

n
(Animals) the largest monitor lizard, Varanus komodoensis, of Komodo and other East Indian islands: grows to a length of 3 m (about 10 ft) and a weight of 135 kilograms (about 300 lbs.)
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Ko•mo′do drag`on

(kəˈmoʊ doʊ)
n.
a monitor lizard, Varanus komodoensis, of certain Indonesian islands: the largest lizard in the world. Also called Komo′do liz`ard.
[1925–30]
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Ko·mo·do dragon

(kə-mō′dō)
An Indonesian monitor lizard that is the largest living lizard. It can grow up to 10 feet (3 meters) long, has dark skin, and feeds on eggs and small animals.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Komodo dragon - the largest lizard in the world (10 feet)Komodo dragon - the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
monitor lizard, varan, monitor - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
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Translations
komodonvaraani
komodovaraan
dragão-de-comodo
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