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Any of various small tropical Asian lizards of the genus Draco, having winglike membranes on each side that are used for gliding through the air. Also called flying dragon.
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(Animals) any lizard of the genus Draco, of S and SE Asia, having an extensible fold of skin on each side of the body, used to make gliding leaps: family Agamidae (agamas)
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any arboreal lizard of the genus Draco, having an extensible membrane between elongated ribs for long, gliding leaps. Also called flying lizard.
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|Noun||1.||flying lizard - any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body|
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