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hemipode

(ˈhɛmɪˌpəʊd) or

hemipod

n
(Animals) other names for button quail
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Noun1.hemipode - small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toehemipode - small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
wader, wading bird - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
genus Turnix, Turnix - type genus of the Turnicidae: button quail
striped button quail, Turnix sylvatica - a variety of button quail having stripes