noun \ˈge-(ˌ)kō\

: a small tropical lizard

plural geck·os also geck·oes

Full Definition of GECKO

:  any of numerous small chiefly tropical and nocturnal insectivorous lizards (family Gekkonidae)

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Origin of GECKO

perhaps from Malay dialect geʔkok
First Known Use: 1774

Rhymes with GECKO

GECKOES Defined for Kids


noun \ˈge-ˌkō\
plural geck·os or geck·oes

Definition of GECKO for Kids

:  a small tropical lizard that eats insects and is usually active at night


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