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Noun: button quail
  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, bustard quail, hemipode

Derived forms: button quails, button-quails

Type of: wader, wading bird

Part of: genus Turnix, Turnix

Encyclopedia: Button quail