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wood slave

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Definition of wood slave in English:

noun

West Indian
A Central American gecko with a tail that is swollen at the base, often found living in houses.
  • Thecadactylus rapicauda, family Gekkonidae
Example sentences
  • It is home to many animals such as snakes, slippery backs, ground lizards, tree lizards, wood slaves, bats and a variety of birds.

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