from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See roadrunner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a bird of the cuckoo family (Geococcyx Californianus), noted for running with great speed. It ranges from California to Mexico and eastward to Texas; -- called also road runner, ground cuckoo, churea, and snake killer. It is the state bird of New Mexico.
- n. See under Chaparral.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. speedy largely terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas
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