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Turnix

Tur´nix
n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of birds belonging to Turnix or Hemipodius and allied genera of the family Turnicidæ. These birds resemble quails and partridges in general appearance and in some of their habits, but differ in important anatomical characteristics. The hind toe is usually lacking. They are found in Asia, Africa, Southern Europe, the East Indian Islands, and esp. in Australia and adjacent islands, where they are called quails (see Quail, n., 3.). See Turnicimorphæ.
Noun1.Turnix - type genus of the Turnicidae: button quail
Synonyms: genus Turnix
bird genus, bustard quail, button quail, button-quail, family Turnicidae, genus Turnix, hemipode, ortygan, Turnicidae
Browse
Turning engine
Turning lathe
Turning pair
turning point
Turningness
Turnip
turnip bed
turnip cabbage
Turnip flea
Turnip fly
turnip greens
turnip plant
turnip-rooted celery
turnip-rooted parsley
Turnip-shell
Turnips
-- Turnix --
Turnix sylvatica
Turnkey
turnoff
turnout
Turnover
turnover rate
Turnpike
Turnpike man
Turnpike road
Turnplate
turnround
Turnsole
Turnspit
Turnstile
Turnstone
Turntable
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