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go·an·na

 (gō-ăn′ə)
n.
Any of various monitor lizards of Australia.

[Alteration of iguana.]

goanna

(ɡəʊˈænə)
n
1. (Animals) any of various Australian monitor lizards
2. slang Austral a piano
[C19: sense 1 changed from iguana; sense 2 from rhyming slang pianna]
Translations

goanna

n (Zool) → Waran m
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