1.A mythical monster traditionally represented as a gigantic
reptile having a lion's claws, the tail of a serpent, wings,
and a scaly skin.
2.a.A fiercely vigilant or intractable person.
b.Something very formidable or dangerous.
3.Any of various lizards, such as the Komodo dragon or the flying
4.Archaic. A large snake or serpent.