- Chaparral cock
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) roadrunner. noun another name for roadrunner noun a terrestrial crested bird, Geococcyx californianus, of Central and S North America, having a streaked plumage and long tail: family Cuculidae (cuckoos) […]
a lily, Lilium rubescens, of the western coast of the U.S., having pale lilac-colored flowers that turn rose-purple.
a spiny bush, Pickeringia montana, of the legume family, having large purple flowers and sometimes forming dense thickets in the Pacific coast regions of the U.S. noun a thorny leguminous Californian shrub, Pickeringia montana, with reddish-purple showy flowers
a flat pancakelike bread, usually of whole-wheat flour, baked on a griddle. noun (pl) -ti, -tis, -ties (in Indian cookery) a flat coarse unleavened bread resembling a pancake