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Pronunciation: /təʊˈkeɪ
 
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(also tokay gecko)

noun

A large grey SE Asian gecko with orange and blue spots, having a loud call that resembles its name.
  • Gekko gecko, family Gekkonidae
Example sentences
  • While living here I have spotted many, including small shiny skinned skinks, geckos (jing-jocks and tokays), and large monitor lizards.
  • A single seta of the tokay gecko is approximately 100 microns in length and 5 microns in diameter.
  • The gecko example that has been most fully studied is the tokay, Gekko gecko.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Malay dialect toke', from Javanese tekèk, imitative of its call.

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Pronunciation: /təʊˈkeɪ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A sweet aromatic wine, originally made near Tokaj in Hungary.
Example sentences
  • It has nothing to do with the Hungarian wine Tokay.
  • We, however, were so delighted by our sweet Malaga, Concord, Tokay and Muscat that they were never secreted away for dinner's end.
  • I really think people should also consider say Fino Sherry and, of course, Tokay.

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