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hemipode(hĕm`ĭpōd): see bustard quailbustard quail
or button quail,
any of the small ground-running Old World birds of the family Turnicidae. Also called a hemipode, it resembles a true quail in appearance and way of life but is more closely related to sandgrouse and pigeons.
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