A fabulous animal, generally represented as a monstrous winged serpent or lizard, with a crested head and enormous claws, and regarded as very powerful and ferocious.
- A mythical monster traditionally represented as a gigantic reptile having a lion's claws, the tail of a serpent, wings, and a scaly skin.
- A fiercely vigilant or intractable person.
- Something very formidable or dangerous.
- Any of various lizards, such as the Komodo dragon or the flying lizard.
- Archaic A large snake or serpent.