Dictionary

Komodo dragon

noun Ko·mo·do dragon \kə-ˈmō-dō-\

Definition of KOMODO DRAGON

:  an Indonesian monitor lizard (Varanus komodoensis) that is the largest of all known lizards and may attain a length of 10 feet (3 meters)

Illustration of KOMODO DRAGON

Origin of KOMODO DRAGON

Komodo Island, Indonesia
First Known Use: 1927
KOMODO DRAGON Defined for Kids

Komodo dragon

noun Ko·mo·do dragon \kə-ˈmō-dō-\

Definition of KOMODO DRAGON for Kids

:  a lizard of Indonesia that is the largest of all known lizards and may grow to be 10 feet (3 meters) long

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: komondorPrevious Word in the Dictionary: kommosAll Words Near: Komodo dragon
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears