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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small Asiatic quail-like bird of the genus Turnix, as Turnix taigoor, a black-breasted species, and the hill bustard quail (Turnix ocellatus). See Turnix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any of the small, three-toed quails or hemipods of the family Turnicidæ, found in the Old World; in particular, the East Indian Turnix taigoor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains

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