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Definition for greater roadrunner (2 of 2)
[ rohd-ruhn-er ]
/ ˈroʊdˌrʌn ər /
either of two large terrestrial cuckoos of the genus Geococcyx of arid regions of the western U.S., Mexico, and Central America, especially G. californianus (greater roadrunner).
Also called chaparral cock.
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British Dictionary definitions for greater roadrunner
/ (ˈrəʊdˌrʌnə) /
a terrestrial crested bird, Geococcyx californianus, of Central and S North America, having a streaked plumage and long tail: family Cuculidae (cuckoos)Also called: chaparral cock
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