The Caribbean Dictionary

macala
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Noun
A gecko often found in and around the ceilings of houses. The gecko makes a croaking sound.
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LoveTheVoiceWithin Feb 23, 2011
LOL i always said macalaca :)
Ros Feb 13, 2012
Maclala? ;)
kimmysan Aug 05, 2020
I've grown up saying maclala too. But we use that to refer to the brown lizards that bob up and down, and elongate that red flap of skin under their chin. ~courtesy of the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua
adoukoure Jun 16, 2021
We say maclala too in Belize
Victoria Jun 16, 2021
I grew up calling lizards, macala. 🇧🇿 I never heard it called maclala.
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