Definition of Flying gecko

1. Noun. A gecko that has membranous expansions along the sides of its body and limbs and tail that enable it to glide short distances.

Exact synonyms: Fringed Gecko, Ptychozoon Homalocephalum
Generic synonyms: Gecko
Group relationships: Genus Ptychozoon, Ptychozoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flying Gecko

flying cat
flying circus
flying circuses
flying coffin
flying coffins
flying colors
flying colours
flying column
flying dragon
flying drainpipe
flying field
flying fish
flying fox
flying foxes
flying frog
flying gecko (current term)
flying gurnard
flying gurnards
flying horse
flying jib
flying jib boom
flying jib booms
flying jibs
flying kiss
flying kisses
flying lemur
flying lemurs
flying lizard
flying machine
flying mare

Literary usage of Flying gecko

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1. Phases of Animal Life, Past and Present by Richard Lydekker (1892)
"The first example of this is the flying gecko, a small lizard, ... The Flying Gecko is an inhabitant of Borneo, Java, &c., and attains a length of about 7 ..."

2. Dragons of the Air: An Account of Extinct Flying Reptiles by Harry Govier Seeley (1901)
"A less singular aid to movement in the air is found in some of the lizards termed Geckos. The so-called flying gecko ..."

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