Definition of Goannas

1. Noun. (plural of goanna) ¹



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Definition of Goannas

1. goanna [n] - See also: goanna

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goannas

goalside
goalsneak
goalsneaks
goalsquare
goalsquares
goaltend
goaltended
goaltender
goaltenders
goaltending
goaltendings
goaltends
goalward
goalwards
goanna
goannas (current term)
goary
goas
goat
goat's-beard
goat's cheese
goat's cheeses
goat's foot
goat's milk anaemia
goat's milk cheese
goat's milk cheeses
goat's rue
goat-antelope
goat-rope
goat antelope

Literary usage of Goannas

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1. Thirty Years in Tropical Australia by Gilbert White (1918)
"Strange that I do not come across any snakes, goannas, or anything eatable; nothing but wild arrowroot, and not much of that, as I cannot climb for it. ..."

2. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"... which flower spectacularly in the September-October spring, plus goannas—great Australian monitor lizards—wallabies, kangaroos, echidnas, penguins, ..."

3. Thirty-three Years in Tasmania and Victoria: Being the Actual Experience of by George Thomas Lloyd (1862)
"Worming ourselves through the high grass, like so many snakes and goannas, we succeeded in reaching to within a few yards of the point from whence we ..."

4. The Snare of Strength by Randolph Bedford (1905)
"... doing twenty miles nor'west and forty miles off the track to all points of the compass, pursuing mice, and bringing old and seasoned goannas to bay. ..."

5. Picturesque New South Wales: An Illustrated Guide for Settler and Tourist by Timothy Augustine Coghlan (1901)
"... known as the diamond and carpet snakes. The latter are very useful in the destruction of vermin. Lizards may be said to swarm. The goannas, of which the ..."

6. Australia by Peter Hinze (2001)
"The largest are the goannas (iguanas). The giant goanna can reach 2.5 meters in length. Dangerous animals: of Australia's 165 varieties of snakes. ..."

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