Gecko meaning

gĕkō
Any of various chiefly nocturnal tropical and subtropical lizards of the family Gekkonidae, characteristically having toe pads covered with numerous tiny bristles that adhere to vertical surfaces.
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Any of a family (Gekkonidae) of soft-skinned, insect-eating, tropical and subtropical lizards with a short, stout body, a large head, and suction pads on the feet.
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Any lizard of the family Gekkonidae. They are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with large eyes and adhesive toes enabling them to climb on vertical surfaces.
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Origin of gecko

  • Javanese ge'kok

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Malay gekok, for the sound they make when moving.

    From Wiktionary