goanna

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noun go·an·na \gō-ˈa-nə\

Definition of goanna

  1. :  any of several large Australian monitor lizards (genus Varanus of the family Varanidae)

Origin and Etymology of goanna

alteration of iguana


First Known Use: 1811

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