noun, plural geck·os, geck·oes.
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Origin of gecko
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Locally this gecko is known as escorpin; the natives believe it to be deadly poisonous.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala|William E. Duellman
Another quaint lizard, was what is generally known as the gecko.Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines|H. Wilfrid Walker
Although I am very fond of the nimble little gecko, I must admit that he is an out-and-out glutton.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
The lachrymal duct first appears in the tailed amphibians; in snakes and gecko lizards, however, it opens into the mouth.
The cry of the small house lizard, a kind of gecko, is unlucky in certain conditions.Beast and Man in India|John Lockwood Kipling