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Definition of the noun gecko

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noun - plural: geckos / geckoes (less preferred form)

  1. any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids; completely harmless
    • example: Almost stepped on a gecko while going to the metro.
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic word: lizard = relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
    • more specific terms:
      • Ptychozoon homalocephalum / fringed gecko / flying gecko = a gecko that has membranous expansions along the sides of its body and limbs and tail that enable it to glide short distances
      • banded gecko = any of several geckos with dark bands across the body and differing from typical geckos in having movable eyelids

Alternative definition of the noun gecko


  1. 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.


Gecko is an international physical theatre company based in the UK. Gecko was founded in 2000 by Amit Lahav and Allel Nedjari, who became co-artistic directors of the company. In 2008, Allel Nedjari moved onto pastures new, and Amit Lahav carried on as sole artistic director of the company.


  1. Gecko is a fictional character from the 2009 film City of Fathers.
  2. Gecko is a fictional character from the 2004 film So Cute.
  3. Gecko is a fictional character from the 1998 film Birdcage Inn.
  4. Gecko is a fictional character from the 2010 film Flowers of Evil.
  5. Gecko a.k.a. Gecko Fosse is a fictional character from the book The Juvie Three.
  6. Gecko a.k.a. Henry Barker is a fictional character from the book Spud.


  1. "Gecko" is a song by Dutch producer Oliver Heldens. It was released as a digital download on 13 January 2014 in the Netherlands. The song has charted in Belgium and the Netherlands. The song was written and produced by Oliver Heldens.
  2. "Gecko" is a musical album of Shiva Chandra.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  3. "Gecko" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  4. "Gecko" is a composition.
  5. "Gecko" is a musical EP of Swat-Squad.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  6. "Gecko" is a composition.


"Gecko" is a 2006 short film directed by Theresa von Eltz.

  • country: United Kingdom
  • language: English Language
  • released in (9 years ago)


Gecko is a web browser engine used in many applications developed by Mozilla Foundation and the Mozilla Corporation, as well as in many other open source software projects. Gecko is free and open-source software subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public License version 2.

Phrases with Gecko

Phrases starting with the word Gecko:

  1. Gecko Goby
  2. Gecko Chaus
  3. Gecko Grayi
  4. Gecko Melli
  5. Gecko Mabuia
  6. Gecko Pardus
  7. Gecko Tigris

Phrases ending with the word Gecko:

  1. Day Gecko
  2. Fox Gecko
  3. Ashy Gecko
  4. Reef Gecko
  5. Gekko gecko
  6. Genus Gecko
  7. Tokay Gecko
  8. banded gecko
  9. flying gecko
  10. Mole's Gecko
  11. Monito Gecko
  12. Sossus Gecko
  13. Eyespot Gecko

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gecko

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Google previewAn Introduction to Behavioral Endocrinology (2016)

Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews

The leopard gecko is a crepuscular grounddwelling lizard ...

Google previewTexas Lizards (2015)

A Field Guide by Troy D. Hibbitts, Toby J. Hibbitts

REPRODUCTION The Indo-Pacific House Gecko is an all-female species— males are. Indo-Pacific House Gecko, adult, Sarasota County, Florida. Photo by Terry L. Hibbitts. Mediterranean Gecko, adult, Harris County, Texas. 209 Indo- Pacific ...

Google previewSuper-Flea and Other Animal Champions (2005)

Cells, Tissues, and Organs by Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury

R stichy business •4 The tokay gecko is a lizard. It uses its. Geckos can climb smooth and slippery surfaces quickly. They can hang from a ceiling using just one hairy toe! flexible bends easily in different directions spine backbone. World- Class ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Sphaerodactylus corticola Squamata - Gekkonidae e Rum Cay Least Gecko; Rum Cay Dwarf Gecko; Central Bahamas Sphaero (WI) 7613 Sphaerodactylus cricoderus Squamata - Gekkonidae e ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

le Gecko Annulaire, Isid. v— Geotfr. ; Egyptian Gecko. About eighteen inches and a quarter in length; is very like the last species, but distinguished from it by the anterior edge of the external auditory passage being more ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

Gecko, Dnudin, Shaw. In Zoology, a genus head, and at the root of the tail, which is surrounded “'W belonging to the family Geckotia, order Sam-ta, class with white rings ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Gecko adenovirus not known. Does not seem to cause hepatitis in the host species or other susceptible species. The positive-stranded RNA genome is related to the hepacivirus genomebut lacks a complete capsid protein gene, and ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

Gecko, Daudin, Shaw. In Zoology, a genus belonging to the family Geckotia, order Sauna, class Reptilia. Generic character : body four-footed, elongated, tailed ; toes broad and lamellated beneath ; head large and triangular ; skin granulated, ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The cepedian gecko (PI. cepedianus, Cuv.), from Madagascar and Mauritius, is about 7 inches long, of a rose color marbled with blue; the thumb of the fore foot is a short stump. The smooth gecko (PI. theconyx, Dum. and Bibr.), from the West ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

(Geococcyx califorgreat house gecko (Gekko gecko) See Gekkonidae. great spotted cuckoo (Clamator glandarius) See Cuculidae. great tegu (Tupinambis teguixin) See Teiidae. great warty newt (Triturus cristatus) See Salamandridae. grebes ...

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Scrabble value of G2E1C3K5O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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