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Related to Turnix: button quail, Small Buttonquail
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|Noun||1.||Turnix - type genus of the Turnicidae: button quail|
bird genus - a genus of birds
bustard quail, button quail, button-quail, hemipode - small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
ortygan - any of several East Indian birds