hemipode


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Related to hemipode: bustard quail, Turnix sylvatica

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
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Second, the original proposals by de Quatrefages (1865) were introduced in French without any Latin version as Hemipode de Quatrefages, 1865a(596), or as Hemipode de Quatrefages, 1865b(292).
Bustards, hemipodes, and sandgrouses, birds of dry places.