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 name is also applied to other aquatic monitors. [1913 Webster]

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  • kabaragoya — noun The water monitor, a reptile with scientific name Varanus slavator …   Wiktionary

  • kabaragoya — ka·ba·ra·go·ya …   English syllables

  • kabaragoya — kəˌbärəˈgōyə noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a large water monitor (Varanus salvator) of southeastern Asia, the Malay archipelago, and the Philippines that sometimes reaches a length of seven feet …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

  • 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 …   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

  • Monitor lizard — Monitor Varanus albigularis Scientific classification Kingdom: Anima …   Wikipedia

  • Water monitor — For large firefighting devices, see Fire monitor. Taxobox name = Water Monitor image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Scleroglossa familia = Varanidae genus = Varanus species = V.… …   Wikipedia

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