Mega·​la·​nia | \ -ˈlānēə\

Definition of Megalania

: a genus of extinct lizards related to but larger than the modern monitors and known from remains found in the Pleistocene of Queensland and the Asiatic Pliocene

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History and Etymology for Megalania

New Latin, from mega- + -lania (from Greek ēlainein to wander about + New Latin -ia); from the terrestrial nature of such lizards

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to gather or build up little by little

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