A dragon, a mythical creature resembling a giant reptile found in the folklore of many cultures. Depicted as a green, Chinese-styled dragon in full profile facing left. Generally shown with a curling, snake-like body, clawed feet, yellowish scales on its back, horn-like structures on its head, and whisker-like tendrils by its nostrils.
See also 🐲 Dragon Face. One of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. Commonly used on Chinese New Year and St. George's Day. Also used for various medieval and fantasy content.
Apple's dragon is holding a glowing blue orb, as a 🔮 Crystal Ball. Facebook's dragon is bluish in color. Microsoft's dragon was previously red, Samsung's a more cartoon-styled, baby dragon holding a blue orb.
Dragon was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.