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dragon (ˈdræɡən)
1.  a mythical monster usually represented as breathing fire and having a scaly reptilian body, wings, claws, and a long tail
2.  informal a fierce or intractable person, esp a woman
3.  any of various very large lizards, esp the Komodo dragon
4.  any of various North American aroid plants, esp the green dragon
5.  Christianity a manifestation of Satan or an attendant devil
6.  a yacht of the International Dragon Class, 8.88m long (29.2 feet), used in racing
7.  slang chase the dragon to smoke opium or heroin
[C13: from Old French, from Latin dracō, from Greek drakōn; related to drakos eye]
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