from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various monitor lizards of Australia.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A popular variant of
guana(an abbreviated form of iguana) in common use in Australia for any large lizard; specifically, the lace-lizard, Varanus varius. Also gohanna.
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- noun Any of various
monitor lizardsnative to Australia.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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No worree bout teh ‘goanna ettin the kitteh….’goanna iz veg-a-tare-en.
Komodo Dragon (varanus komodoensis) The name goanna was given to Australian monitor lizards by the early European settlers.
The name goanna was given to Australian monitor lizards by the early European settlers.
S. IRWIN: It's a goanna, which is a big -- will actually grow to be the biggest lizard species in the world.
Though not venomous in the strict sense of the word, the 'goanna's bite generally causes a festering wound on account of the loathsome habits of the creature.
That of a wallaby is prized; of a "goanna" absolutely precious; while in respect of a crocodile, only a man who has leisure to be ill and is determined to doctor himself on the reckless principle of "blow the expense," could afford any such luxurious physic.
Adolphus climbed the tree, killed the "goanna" offhand, and threw it so that it fell close to Hamed, and
Wi goanna hab tu canclol yaw internal parspawt, aifinkso !
Yu goanna maik no munneez if yu eetz tehm awl, MMM !
If u sea fru ebbrytihng yew goanna wawk intu stuff !