A mythical monster traditionally represented as a gigantic reptile having a lion's claws, the end of a serpent, wings, and a scaly epidermis.
A fiercely aware or intractable person.
anything very formidable or dangerous.
Any of different lizards, including the Komodo dragon or the flying lizard.
Archaic a big serpent or serpent.
A legendary, serpentine or reptilian animal.
An animal of various types that resemble a dragon in appearance:
The constellation Draco.
an embarrassing woman; a harridan.
The (historical) Chinese empire or even the People's Republic of China.
Something extremely formidable or dangerous.
a wonderful pet, generally speaking represented as a monstrous winged serpent or lizard, with a crested mind and huge claws, and considered extremely effective and ferocious.
A fierce, violent person, esp. a woman.
A constellation regarding the north hemisphere figured as a dragon; Draco.
A luminous exhalation from marshy reasons, appearing to maneuver through air as a winged serpent.
A short musket hooked to a swivel mounted on a soldier's belt; -- so called from a representation of a dragon's mind on muzzle.
A small arboreal lizard of genus Draco, of a number of types, based in the East Indies and Southern Asia. Five or six associated with hind ribs, for each side, are prolonged and covered with weblike epidermis, creating a sort of wing. These prolongations aid all of them to make lengthy leaps from tree to tree. Known as additionally flying lizard.
the perfect winged animal, sometimes borne as a charge in a coat of arms.
a wonderful animal popular towards conceptions of many ancient events and times, or, as with the Bible an indefinite creature of good dimensions or fierceness.
In zoöl.: A lizard of this genus Draco, particularly called the flying-dragon.
anyone associated with the monitor-lizards.
In ornithology, a type of carrier-pigeon. Also known as dragoon.
A fierce, violent person, man or woman; today, more typically (from the section of guardian often played by the dragon in mythology), a spiteful, watchful woman; a duenna.
[capitalized] An ancient northern constellation, Draco.
A short firearm employed by dragoons when you look at the seventeenth century, called having a barrel 16 inches long, with a large bore.
An old type of standard or military ensign, so called given that it was decorated with a dragon painted or embroidered upon it, or because it consisted (like Anglo-Saxon standard at Hastings, as seen in the Bayeux tapestry) of a figure of a dragon transported upon an employee.
A name fond of numerous araceous plants, as in England to Arum maculatum; the brown dragon, Arisœma triphyllum; the green dragon, Dracunculus vulgaris, plus america Arisœma Dracontium; the female or water dragon, Calla palustris.
In Scotland, a paper kite.
See the herb.
The larva of a European notodontid moth, Hybocampa millhauseri, having extremely angular outlines and conspicuous corners and humps, such that it resembles an oak-leaf curled and eaten by a tortricid larva.
The hellgrammite fly, Corydalus cornutus.
a faint constellation turning around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus
a fiercely aware and unpleasant woman
some of a number of little tropical Asian lizards with the capacity of gliding by distributing winglike membranes for each region of the body
a creature of Teutonic mythology; often represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian human body and quite often wings