As nouns the difference between gecko and skink
is that gecko
is gecko while skink
is a lizard of the scincidae
family, having small or reduced limbs or none at all and long tails that are regenerated when shed or skink
can be (obsolete) drink.
As a verb skink is
(scotland) to serve (a drink).
Any lizard of the family Gekkonidae. They are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with large eyes and adhesive toes enabling them to climb on vertical surfaces.
From (etyl) scinc, from (etyl) scincus, from (etyl) .
A lizard of the Scincidae family, having small or reduced limbs or none at all and long tails that are regenerated when shed.
From (etyl) scencan or (etyl) skenkja.
(Scotland) to serve (a drink)
- Such wine as Ganymede doth skink to Jove.
- (Francis Bacon)