button quail definition

  • noun:
    • one of the tiny Asiatic types of Turnix, as Turnix Sykesii, which is reported to be the tiniest game bird of Asia.
    • A bird of the family Turnicid√¶; a hemipod.
    • small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and north Africa that does not have a hind toe; classified with wading wild birds but inhabits grassy flatlands
    • tiny quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and north Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading wild birds but inhabits grassy plains

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