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varan

(ˈværən)
n
(Animals) any carnivorous lizard of the Varinidae family found in Asia, Africa, and Australia and ranging in length up to 3 metres. Also known as: Monitor
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Noun1.varan - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australiavaran - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
genus Varanus, Varanus - type and sole extant genus of the Varanidae
African monitor, Varanus niloticus - destroys crocodile eggs
dragon lizard, giant lizard, Komodo dragon, Komodo lizard, Varanus komodoensis - the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
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Authors, Varan et al (2016), performed a cross sectional study on 120 older adults (average age 75[+ or -]7.27 years; mean PA 4.2[+ or -]1.8[degrees]) and found statistically significant correlation between lower PA and higher malnutrition risk.
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Every 100 kilometres there's a different cuisine, but what binds the nation together is our love for rice and dal - whether it's khichdi, varan bhaat or a dosa.
Kahraman Yakut (1), Ilkay Erdogan (1), Birgul Varan (1), Ilyas Atar (2)
Buna gore, eger terorist orgut yontemini terorizmden organize suc, isyan, ayaklanma, kalkisma ve hatta savasa varan degisik bicimlere donustururse; terorizm de dolayisiyla sona ermis olacaktir.
Iliman bolgelerden tropikal kusaga kadar, endustriyel ulkelerde %2-5 arasinda degisen oranda, gelismekte olan ulkelerde %20-30'a varan oranlarda yayilis gostermektedir (3).
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