Chinese dragon

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Chinese dragon

Chinese dragon (plural Chinese dragons)

  1. (mythology) A legendary creature, usually depicted as long and snake-like, with many claws, common in several East Asian cultures.
  2. (mythology) A large snake-like monster with the eyes of a hare, the horns of a stag, and the claws of a tiger; known for its benevolent behavior in ancient Oriental mythology.

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