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drag·on

dragon

 
pronunciation:
drae gn
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part of speech: noun
definition: an imaginary monster that looks like a giant lizard with wings, claws, and a long tail. In stories or pictures, dragons breathe fire and often guard a place or treasure.
 
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Dragon comes from an ancient Greek word that means "the one with the deadly glance."
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  reptile