from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A harmless lizard of the Gecko family (Platydactylus Mauritianicus) found in Southern Europe and adjacent countries, especially among old walls and ruins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common gecko-lizard of southern Europe, Platydactylus mauritanicus. Also tarentola. See cut under Platydactylus.


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