Varanaus salvator
Water monitor Wa"ter mon"i*tor (Zo["o]l.) A very large lizard ({Varanaus salvator}) native of India. It frequents the borders of streams and swims actively. It becomes five or six feet long. Called also {two-banded monitor}, and {kabaragoya}. The name is also applied to other aquatic monitors. [1913 Webster]

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  • kabaragoya — Water monitor Wa ter mon i*tor (Zo[ o]l.) A very large lizard ({Varanaus salvator}) native of India. It frequents the borders of streams and swims actively. It becomes five or six feet long. Called also {two banded monitor}, and {kabaragoya}. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • two-banded monitor — Water monitor Wa ter mon i*tor (Zo[ o]l.) A very large lizard ({Varanaus salvator}) native of India. It frequents the borders of streams and swims actively. It becomes five or six feet long. Called also {two banded monitor}, and {kabaragoya}. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water monitor — Wa ter mon i*tor (Zo[ o]l.) A very large lizard ({Varanaus salvator}) native of India. It frequents the borders of streams and swims actively. It becomes five or six feet long. Called also {two banded monitor}, and {kabaragoya}. The name is also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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