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- a mythical or symbolic creature, usually depicted as long and snakelike, with many claws, common in several East Asian cultures
- (Eastern) A large snake-like lizard 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. Also, the nickname for China in Command and Conquer Generals and Generals Zero Hour.
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