- a small dragon
- any of a percoid family (Callionymidae) of small, brightly colored, scaleless, tropical reef fishes
Origin of dragonetMiddle English ; from OFr, diminutive of dragon
Any of various small, often brightly colored marine fishes of the family Callionymidae, having a slender body and a flattened head with large eyes.
Origin of dragonetMiddle English, young dragon, from Old French, diminutive of dragon, dragon; see dragon.