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flying lizard

Syllabification: fly·ing liz·ard

Definition of flying lizard in English:

noun

Another term for flying dragon.
Example sentences
  • Here's where we also saw a flying lizard zoom from one side of the yard to the other to land on the side of a tree where we could study it through our binoculars.
  • Though only birds, insects, and bats can truly fly, many animals, such as flying squirrels and flying lizards, have evolved wing-like flaps of skin for floating - at least briefly - on air.
  • As they grew closer I could see that they were flying lizards.

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