Definitions for roadrunnerˈroʊdˌrʌn ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

road•run•nerˈroʊdˌrʌn ər(n.)

  1. 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.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of roadrunner:

1855–60, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. roadrunner, chaparral cock, Geococcyx californianus(noun)

    speedy largely terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas


  1. roadrunner(Noun)

    Either of two species of bird in the genus Geococcyx of the cuckoo family, native to North and Central America. They are fast runners.


  1. Roadrunner

    "Roadrunner" is a song written by Jonathan Richman and recorded in various versions by Richman and his band, in most cases credited as The Modern Lovers. Critic Greil Marcus described it as "the most obvious song in the world, and the strangest". Rolling Stone ranked it #269 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


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