from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A button-quail or hemipod; a three-toed quaillike bird of the genus Turnix, Hemipodius, or Ortygis. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of several species of East Indian birds of the genera Ortygis and Hemipodius. They resemble quails, but lack the hind toe. See
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- noun zoology One of several
speciesof East Indian birdsof the generaOrtygis and Hemipodius, resembling quails.
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- noun any of several East Indian birds
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Ancient Greek, meaning "quail".
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