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flying dragon

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fly′ing drag′on


n.
any arboreal lizard of the genus Draco, having an extensible membrane between elongated ribs for long, gliding leaps. Also called flying lizard.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flying dragon - any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the bodyflying dragon - any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body
agamid, agamid lizard - a lizard of the family Agamidae
genus Draco, Draco - a reptile genus known as flying dragons or flying lizards
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They pointed out the fish and dead birds lying about among the rocks as proving the nature of the food of these creatures, and I heard them congratulating each other on having cleared up the point why the bones of this flying dragon are found in such great numbers in certain well-defined areas, as in the Cambridge Green-sand, since it was now seen that, like penguins, they lived in gregarious fashion.
This -- this alone I fear, That from yon twinkling mirror of delight The unreal flowers may fade; that with the breath Of the fiery flying Dragon they will fall Petal by petal, slowly, yet too soon, Into the world's green sepulchre.
A carved bird or beast at a corner seemed like some vast walking or flying dragon wasting the pastures and villages below.
Did I have it carried away by seven flying dragons, or was it merely a trifling matter of turning it into a milk-white hind?"
Flying Dragon 2.45 Ripon SP forecast 11-4 Well beaten when seemingly holding solid claims at Chepstow last month, and stretched winless run in 2019 to eight with subsequent Sandown (two) and Ffos Las defeats.
CARLISLE Going: Heavy 5.10 Auckland Lodge 5.45 Fox Hill 6.15 Noble Music 6.45 Bodyline 7.15 Dawn Breaking 7.45 Black Friday 8.15 Roar FFOS LAS Going: Soft-good to soft in places 2.15 Arcadienne 2.45 Arabian Moon 3.15 Royal Council 3.45 Chinese Alphabet 4.15 Cape Cavalli 4.45 General Zoff 5.15 Flying Dragon LINGFIELD Going: Standard 4.55 Carraigin Aonair 5.30 Cool Sphere 6.00 Olaudah 6.30 Nicky Baby 7.00 Delicate Kiss 7.30 Essential 8.00 Harbour Times NOTTINGHAM Going: Soft 2.00 Leapers Wood (nap) 2.30 Cloud Drift 3.00 Road To Paris 3.30 Kyllang Rock 4.00 Afandem 4.30 Ninjago 5.00 Deinonychus
The suspects were identified by police as Runmo Gao, 24; and Jiyong Fang, 25; both employees of Flying Dragon Network Philippines, Inc.
They've featured in two films and eight TV series since they first took flight in 2010 - so it's not as if we've been starved of high flying dragon action.
They've featured in two films and 8 TV series since the first took flight in 2010 so it's not as if we've been starved of high flying dragon action, but they've saved their best till last in this surprisingly definitive finale.
FLYING DRAGON is one of the most interesting runners of the day in the Weatherbys Racing Bank Maiden Stakes at Ffos Las.
In the fifth line, the dragon soars up from the water to become a flying dragon in the air.