Definitions for varanus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Varanus, genus Varanus(noun)

    type and sole extant genus of the Varanidae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Varanus(noun)

    a genus of very large lizards native of Asia and Africa. It includes the monitors. See Monitor, 3

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Ar. uaran, uaral; cf. F. varan, from the Arabic.]


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