Simple Definition of gecko
: a small tropical lizard
Full Definition of gecko
plural geckos also geckoes
: any of numerous small chiefly tropical and nocturnal insectivorous lizards (family Gekkonidae)
Origin of gecko
perhaps from Malay dialect geʔkok
First Known Use: 1774
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Definition of gecko for Students
plural geckos or geckoes
: a small tropical lizard that eats insects and is usually active at night
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