Definition of Geococcyx

1. Noun. Roadrunners.

Exact synonyms: Genus Geococcyx
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cuculidae, Family Cuculidae
Member holonyms: Chaparral Cock, Geococcyx Californianus, Roadrunner



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geococcyx

Gentianopsis thermalis
Gentile
Gentiles
Gentle Annie
Gentle Annies
Gentleman Jim
Gentleman Johnny
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod
Genua
Genyonemus
Genyonemus lineatus
Geo.
Geocentric Co-ordinate Time
Geocentric Coordinate Time
Geochelone
Geococcyx (current term)
Geococcyx californianus
Geoff
Geoffrey
Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey of Monmouth
Geoffroea
Geoffroea decorticans
Geoffroy's cat
Geoffroy's cats
Geoffs
Geogia holly
Geoglossaceae
Geoglossum
Geometridae

Literary usage of Geococcyx

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1886)
"THE SKELETON IN Geococcyx. By RW SHUFELDT, Mcd. Dept. US Army; Membr. ... Of the Skull (Plate VII. figs. 1, 2, 3, and 4).—In Geococcyx we find the ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1886)
"Í The Skeleton in Geococcyx. By RW Shufeldt, Med. Dept. US Army [etc.]. <^ Journ. Anat. and Phys., Vol. XX, pp. 244-266, pll. vii-ix. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1901)
"As to their shoulder-girdles, Crotophaga sulcirostris and Geococcyx agree ... Os furcula itself is more broadly rounded below than it is in Geococcyx. ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Its pars plana and lacrymal most nearly approach Geococcyx, but its lacrymal is peculiar in the great definition of its external notch. ..."

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