Fanfoot
Fanfoot Fan"foot`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A species of gecko having the toes expanded into large lobes for adhesion. The Egyptian fanfoot ({Phyodactylus gecko}) is believed, by the natives, to have venomous toes. (b) Any moth of the genus {Polypogon}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fanfoot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also fanfooted gecko ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ( s) : a gecko with toes expanded into lobes for adhesion; especially : a harmless Egyptian gecko (Ptyodactylus hasselquistii) that is thought by natives to have venomous toes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phyodactylus gecko — Fanfoot Fan foot , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A species of gecko having the toes expanded into large lobes for adhesion. The Egyptian fanfoot ({Phyodactylus gecko}) is believed, by the natives, to have venomous toes. (b) Any moth of the genus {Polypogon} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gecko — Geck o (g[e^]k [ o]), n.; pl. {Geckoes} (g[e^]k [=o]z). [Cf. F. & G. gecko; so called from the sound which the animal utters.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any lizard of the family {Geckonid[ae]}. The geckoes are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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