gecko

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noun \ ˈge-(ˌ)kō \

Definition of gecko

plural geckos also geckoes
:any of numerous small chiefly tropical and nocturnal insectivorous lizards (family Gekkonidae)

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Origin and Etymology of gecko

perhaps from Malay dialect geʔkok


GECKO Defined for English Language Learners

gecko

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Definition of gecko for English Language Learners

  • : a small tropical lizard


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gecko

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noun \ ˈge-ˌkō \

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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