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hemipode


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemipode  \Hem"i*pode\,  n.  [Hemi-  +  Gr  ?,  ?,  foot.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  bird  of  the  genus  {Turnix}.  Various  species  inhabit  Asia, 
  Africa,  and  Australia. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hemipode 
  n  :  small  quail-like  terrestrial  bird  of  southern  Eurasia  and 
  North  Africa  that  lacks  a  hind  toe;  classified  with 
  wading  birds  but  inhabits  grassy  plains  [syn:  {button 
  quail},  {buttonquail},  {bustard  quail}] 




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