Definition of flying dragon in English:

flying dragon


  • An arboreal Southeast Asian lizard that has expanding membranes along the sides of the body, used for gliding between trees.

    Genus Draco, family Agamidae: several species

    ‘In the wild, the Flying Dragon will generally claim a territory.’
    Also called dragon
    • ‘The bizarre lizard, named the "flying dragon" by its Chinese discoverers, glided using a flap of skin spread over eight ribs.’