Definition / Define
- Dragon Noun
- A legendary, serpentine or reptilian creature.
- Western) A gigantic beast, typically reptilian with leathery bat-like wings, lion-like claws, scaly skin and a serpent-like tail, often a monster with fiery breath.
- C.1900 — Edith Nesbit, The Last of the Dragons.
- But as every well-brought-up prince was expected to kill a dragon, and rescue a princess, the dragons grew fewer and fewer till it was often quite hard for a princess to find a dragon to be rescued from.
- Eastern) A large, snake-like lizard with the eyes of a hare, the horns of a stag and the claws of a tiger, usually beneficent.
- These tapestries were magnificently figured with golden dragons; and as the serpentine bodies gleamed and shimmered in the increasing radiance, each dragon, I thought, intertwined its glittering coils more closely with those of another.
- Certain animal species which resemble a dragon in appearance:.
- A very large snake; a python.
- Various agamid lizards of the genera Draco, Physignathus or Pogona.
- The Komodo dragon.
- The constellation Draco.
- My father compounded with my mother vnder the Dragons taile, and my nativity was vnder Vrsa Maior.
- An unpleasant woman; a harridan.
- She’s a bit of a dragon.
- The nickname for the Chinese empire and People's Republic of China.
- Napoleon already warned for the awakening of the Dragon.
- Something very formidable or dangerous.