goanna
noun Etymology: alteration of iguana Date: 1831 any of several large Australian monitor lizards (genus Varanus of the family Varanidae)

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  • goanna — (going to) n. will (Internet Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goanna — [gō an′ə] n. an Australian monitor lizard …   English World dictionary

  • Goanna — Taxobox name = Goanna image width = 240px image caption = Lace Monitor ( Varanus varius ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Scleroglossa familia = Varanidae genus = Varanus genus authority = in part… …   Wikipedia

  • Goanna — Varanus  Pour les articles homophones, voir Warrant et varant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • goanna — I. /goʊˈænə / (say goh anuh) noun any of various Australian varanid (monitor) lizards as the common lace monitor, Varanus varius, which occurs generally throughout mainland Australia. {from iguana} II. /goʊˈænə / (say goh anuh) noun Colloquial a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • goanna — /goh an euh/, n. any of the several large monitor lizards of the family Varanidae, of Australia, esp. Varanus varius and V. giganteus, both sometimes growing to 6 ft. (1.8 m). [1795 1805; aph. form of IGUANA] * * * …   Universalium

  • goanna — noun Any of various monitor lizards native to Australia …   Wiktionary

  • Goanna — pianna (piano) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • goanna — Australian Slang pianna (piano) …   English dialects glossary

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