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Any of various small lizards of the genus Ptychozoon of Southeast Asia, having extensions of skin along each side of the body that are used for gliding short distances.
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|Noun||1.||flying gecko - a gecko that has membranous expansions along the sides of its body and limbs and tail that enable it to glide short distances|
gecko - any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids; completely harmless
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