chaparral bird
noun see chaparral cock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chaparral bird — chaparral′ bird n. orn roadrunner Also called chaparral′ cock …   From formal English to slang

  • chaparral bird — noun or chaparral cock : road runner; especially : the male roadrunner * * * roadrunner. Also called chaparral cock …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaparral bird — roadrunner. Also called chaparral cock. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chaparral (disambiguation) — Chaparral may refer to: In biology Chaparral, a biome found in California and other Mediterranean climates Chaparral, a plant used in Native American Medicine and modern herbology Places Chaparral, Calgary, a neighbourhood in Calgary, Alberta,… …   Wikipedia

  • chaparral cock — ☆ chaparral cock or chaparral bird n. ROADRUNNER * * * …   Universalium

  • chaparral cock — ☆ chaparral cock or chaparral bird n. ROADRUNNER …   English World dictionary

  • Chaparral — This article is about the plant community. For the plant used medicinally, see Larrea tridentata. For other uses, see Chaparral (disambiguation). Chaparral, Santa Ynez Mountains, near Santa Barbara, California Chaparral is a shrubland or… …   Wikipedia

  • chaparral cock — noun speedy largely terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas • Syn: ↑roadrunner, ↑Geococcyx californianus • Hypernyms: ↑cuckoo • Member Holonyms: ↑Geococcyx, ↑genus Geococcyx * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaparral cock — noun Date: 1853 roadrunner called also chaparral bird …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chaparral — Cha par*ral , n. [Sp., fr. chaparro an evergeen oak.] 1. A thicket of low evergreen oaks. [1913 Webster] 2. An almost impenetrable thicket or succession of thickets of thorny shrubs and brambles. [1913 Webster] {Chaparral cock}; fem. {Chaparral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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