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gecko

Saltos de línea: gecko
Pronunciación: /ˈɡɛkəʊ
 
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Definición de gecko en inglés:

sustantivo (plural geckos or geckoes)

A nocturnal and often highly vocal lizard which has adhesive pads on the feet to assist in climbing on smooth surfaces. It is widespread in warm regions.
Example sentences
  • There are many other snakes of all different sizes, as well as chameleons, geckos, lizards, skinks, iguanas, spiders and huge tortoises.
  • While living here I have spotted many, including small shiny skinned skinks, geckos (jing-jocks and tokays), and large monitor lizards.
  • A wide variety of birds, lizards and marsupials are depicted, including kangaroos, wallabies, goannas, leaf-tail geckoes and many other animals from the region.

Origen

late 18th century: from Malay dialect geko, gekok, imitative of its cry.

Words that rhyme with gecko

art deco, dekko, echo, Eco, El Greco, secco

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