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Definitions from WordNet

Noun turnix has 1 sense
  1. Turnix, genus Turnix - type genus of the Turnicidae: button quail
    --1 is a kind of bird genus
    --1 is a member of Turnicidae, family Turnicidae
    --1 has members:
     button quail, button-quail, bustard quail, hemipode; ortygan

Definitions from the Web



  1. a small, ground-dwelling bird of the family Turnicidae, often called button quail

Sample sentences:

  • There are several species of turnix found in various parts of the world.
  • The turnix is known for its distinctive call and secretive behavior.

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