Definition of Geckoes

1. Noun. (plural of gecko) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Geckoes

1. gecko [n] - See also: gecko

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geckoes

gearwork
geas
geason
geat
geats
gebang palm
gebhardite
gebur
geburs
gecarcinian
gecarcinians
geck
gecked
gecking
gecko
geckoes (current term)
geckos
geckotian
geckotians
gecks
ged
gedankenexperiment
gedankenexperiments
geddid
geddit
gedge
gedged
gedges
gedging
gedoelstiosis

Literary usage of Geckoes

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1. Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical by Sir James Emerson Tennent (1860)
"As soon as evening arrives, the geckoes are to be seen in every house in keen and crafty pursuit of their prey; emerging from the chinks and recesses where ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal by Robert Jameson, William Jardine, Henry Darwin Rogers (1826)
"geckoes used for catching Flies.—In Java, the inhabitants ... themselves of flies in their apartments by means of geckoes, a species of lizard, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The geckoes are small creatures, seldom exceeding £ inches in length including the tail. With the head considerably- flattened, the body short and thick, ..."

4. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"The geckoes, one of the family, may be fairly claimed as belonging to domestic ... In spite of their harmless nature, the geckoes—their real utility being ..."

5. Eastern Persia: An Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary by WILLIAM THOMAS. BLANFORD, Beresford Lovett, India. Persian Boundary Commission (1876)
"The characters of the skin, tongue, teeth, and eyes are those of ordinary geckoes, but the elongate limbs and the very peculiar flexible tail differ widely ..."

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