Komodo dragon: Meaning and Definition of

Ko•mo'do drag'on

Pronunciation: (ku-mō'dō), [key]
  1. a monitor lizard, Varanus komodoensis, of certain Indonesian islands E of Java, that grows to a length of 10 ft. (3 m): the largest lizard in the world; now rare. Also called
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.