Komodo dragon

Ko·​mo·​do dragon | \ kə-ˈmō-dō- How to pronounce Komodo dragon (audio) \

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)

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First Known Use of Komodo dragon

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Komodo dragon

Komodo Island, Indonesia

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“Komodo dragon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Komodo%20dragon. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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Komodo dragon

Ko·​mo·​do dragon | \ kə-ˈmō-dō- \

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

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