Definition of gecko noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡekəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡekoʊ//
(pl. geckos, geckoes) Amphibians and reptiles
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a small lizard (= a type of reptile) that lives in warm countries See related entries: Amphibians and reptiles Word Originlate 18th cent.: from Malay dialect geko, gekok, imitative of its cry.
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