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English noun: varan

1. varan (animal) any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles


Synonymsmonitor, monitor lizard


Broader (hypernym)lizard


Narrower (hyponym)African monitor, dragon lizard, giant lizard, Komodo dragon, Komodo lizard, Varanus komodoensis, Varanus niloticus


Member meronymgenus Varanus, Varanus









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