1. basilisk, mythical monster, mythical creature

usage: (classical mythology) a serpent (or lizard or dragon) able to kill with its breath or glance

2. basilisk, cannon

usage: ancient brass cannon

3. basilisk, iguanid, iguanid lizard

usage: small crested arboreal lizard able to run on its hind legs; of tropical America

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