Associations to the word «Dragon»


DRAGON, noun. A legendary serpentine or reptilian creature.
DRAGON, noun. In Western mythology, a gigantic beast, typically reptilian with leathery bat-like wings, lion-like claws, scaly skin and a serpent-like body, often a monster with fiery breath.
DRAGON, noun. In Eastern mythology, a large, snake-like monster with the eyes of a hare, the horns of a stag and the claws of a tiger, usually beneficent.
DRAGON, noun. An animal of various species that resemble a dragon in appearance:
DRAGON, noun. (obsolete) A very large snake; a python.
DRAGON, noun. Any of various agamid lizards of the genera Draco, Physignathus or Pogona.
DRAGON, noun. A Komodo dragon.
DRAGON, noun. (astronomy) (with definite article) (often capitalized) The constellation Draco.
DRAGON, noun. (pejorative) An unpleasant woman; a harridan.
DRAGON, noun. (with definite article) (often capitalized) The (historical) Chinese empire or the People's Republic of China.
DRAGON, noun. (figuratively) Something very formidable or dangerous.
DRAGON, noun. A luminous exhalation from marshy ground, seeming to move through the air like a winged serpent.
DRAGON, noun. (military) (historical) A short musket hooked to a swivel attached to a soldier's belt; so called from a representation of a dragon's head at the muzzle.
DRAGON, noun. A variety of carrier pigeon.
DRAGON, proper noun. The Devil.
DRAGON ARUM, noun. Dracunculus vulgaris, a species of aroid.
DRAGON BEAM, noun. A type of jetty that runs diagonally from one corner to another and supports the corner posts above, while being supported by corner posts below.
DRAGON BEAMS, noun. Plural of dragon beam
DRAGON BOAT, noun. A type of boat raced in Chinese festivals featuring a dragon motif and twenty paddling, one drumming, and one steering known as the sweep.
DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, proper noun. A traditional Chinese feast, on the fifth day of the fifth month in the lunar calendar.
DRAGON BOATS, noun. Plural of dragon boat
DRAGON FRUIT, noun. The fruit of certain cacti of the genus Hylocereus, cultivated in Southeast Asia and Central and South America, having cerise-pink- or yellow-coloured skin and a white or pink sweet fleshy interior with black seeds.
DRAGON FRUITS, noun. Plural of dragon fruit
DRAGON LADY, noun. An East Asian woman who is stereotypically strong, deceitful, domineering or mysterious.
DRAGON LI, noun. A large, short hair Chinese domestic cat breed originating from China.
DRAGON SAIL, noun. A sail that is believed to have been used by the Vikings on their ships. It was formed like a wing and square-rigged, and was up to 24x4 meters in size. The sail was swung from one side to the other to keep to aid in steering.
DRAGON SAILS, noun. Plural of dragon sail
DRAGON TILE, noun. (mahjong) Any of three tiles: red, green and white.
DRAGON TILES, noun. Plural of dragon tile
DRAGON TREE, noun. Any of several trees, of the genus Dracaena, having a thick trunk, sword-shaped leaves and orange fruit, especially Dracaena draco, of the Canary Islands - the source of dragon's blood
DRAGON TREES, noun. Plural of dragon tree

Dictionary definition

DRAGON, noun. A creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings.
DRAGON, noun. A fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman.
DRAGON, noun. A faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus.
DRAGON, noun. Any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body.

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