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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