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Lizard vs. Dragon

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Lizardnoun

Any reptile of the order Squamata that is not a snake, usually having four legs, external ear openings, movable eyelids and a long slender body and tail.

Dragonnoun

A legendary serpentine or reptilian creature.

Lizardnoun

Lizard skin, the skin of these reptiles.

Dragonnoun

In Western mythology, a gigantic beast, typically reptilian with leathery bat-like wings, lion-like claws, scaly skin and a serpent-like body, often a monster with fiery breath.

Lizardnoun

(colloquial) An unctuous person.

Dragonnoun

In Eastern mythology, a large, snake-like monster with the eyes of a hare, the horns of a stag and the claws of a tiger, usually beneficent.

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Lizardnoun

(colloquial) A coward.

Dragonnoun

A heraldic representation of such a beast used as a charge or as a supporter; as in the arms of Wales.

Lizardnoun

(rock paper scissors) A hand forming a "D" shape with the tips of the thumb and index finger touching (a handshape resembling a lizard), that beats paper and Spock and loses to rock and scissors in rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock.

Dragonnoun

An animal of various species that resemble a dragon in appearance:

Lizardnoun

(in compounds) A person who idly spends time in a specified place, especially a promiscuous female.

‘lounge lizard; lot lizard; beach lizard; truck stop lizard’;

Dragonnoun

(obsolete) A very large snake; a python.

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Lizardnoun

Any one of the numerous species of reptiles belonging to the order Lacertilia; sometimes, also applied to reptiles of other orders, as the Hatteria.

Dragonnoun

Any of various agamid lizards of the genera Draco, Physignathus or Pogona.

Lizardnoun

A piece of rope with thimble or block spliced into one or both of the ends.

Dragonnoun

A Komodo dragon.

Lizardnoun

A piece of timber with a forked end, used in dragging a heavy stone, a log, or the like, from a field.

Dragonnoun

The constellation Draco.

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Lizardnoun

relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail

Dragonnoun

(pejorative) A fierce and unpleasant woman; a harridan.

‘She’s a bit of a dragon.’;

Lizardnoun

a man who idles about in the lounges of hotels and bars in search of women who would support him

Dragonnoun

The (historical) Chinese empire or the People's Republic of China.

‘Napoleon already warned of the awakening of the Dragon.’;

Lizard

Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains. The group is paraphyletic as it excludes the snakes and Amphisbaenia; some lizards are more closely related to these two excluded groups than they are to other lizards.

Dragonnoun

(figuratively) Something very formidable or dangerous.

Dragonnoun

A type of playing-tile (red dragon, green dragon, white dragon) in the game of mahjong.

Dragonnoun

A luminous exhalation from marshy ground, seeming to move through the air like a winged serpent.

Dragonnoun

A short musket hooked to a swivel attached to a soldier's belt; so called from a representation of a dragon's head at the muzzle.

Dragonnoun

A variety of carrier pigeon.

Dragonnoun

(slang) a transvestite man, or more broadly a male-to-female transgender person

Dragonnoun

A fabulous animal, generally represented as a monstrous winged serpent or lizard, with a crested head and enormous claws, and regarded as very powerful and ferocious.

‘The dragons which appear in early paintings and sculptures are invariably representations of a winged crocodile.’; ‘Thou breakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.’; ‘Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.’; ‘He laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil and Satan, and bound him a thousand years.’;

Dragonnoun

A fierce, violent person, esp. a woman.

Dragonnoun

A constellation of the northern hemisphere figured as a dragon; Draco.

Dragonnoun

A luminous exhalation from marshy grounds, seeming to move through the air as a winged serpent.

Dragonnoun

A short musket hooked to a swivel attached to a soldier's belt; - so called from a representation of a dragon's head at the muzzle.

Dragonnoun

A small arboreal lizard of the genus Draco, of several species, found in the East Indies and Southern Asia. Five or six of the hind ribs, on each side, are prolonged and covered with weblike skin, forming a sort of wing. These prolongations aid them in making long leaps from tree to tree. Called also flying lizard.

Dragonnoun

A variety of carrier pigeon.

Dragonnoun

A fabulous winged creature, sometimes borne as a charge in a coat of arms.

Dragonnoun

a creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings

Dragonnoun

a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman

Dragonnoun

a faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus

Dragonnoun

any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body

Dragon

A dragon is a large, serpentine, legendary creature that appears in the folklore of many cultures worldwide. Beliefs about dragons vary considerably through regions, but dragons in western cultures since the High Middle Ages have often been depicted as winged, horned, four-legged, and capable of breathing fire.

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