hemipode definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a small family of wild birds containing 15 species, all excepting one which come in the genus Turnix.
    • Any bird regarding the genus Turnix. Various types inhabit Asia, Africa, and Australia.
    • just like hemipod.
    • tiny quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; categorized with wading wild birds but inhabits grassy plains

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