from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun 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).
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- noun An
endangered speciesof monitor lizardnative to certain Indonesianislands eastof Java. It is the world's largest lizard, growing to 10 feetor 3 meters. It is known for its ability to kill preywith its septic saliva; the resulting septicemiacan kill so quickly that it was once suspectedthe lizard was venomous.
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- noun the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Komodo, an island of south-central Indonesia.]
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From Komodo (island) + dragon
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