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Noun: bustard quail  bús-tu(r)d kweyl
  1. Small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    - button quail, button-quail, hemipode

Derived forms: bustard quails

Type of: wader, wading bird

Part of: genus Turnix, Turnix

Encyclopedia: Bustard quail