Pronunciation: (rōd'run"ur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/roadrunner.html on line 75 [key]
either of two large terrestrial cuckoos of the genus Geococcyx of arid regions of the western U.S., Mexico, and Central America, esp. G. californianus (greater roadrunner). Also called chaparral cock.
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