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Japanese quail

noun

Definition of JAPANESE QUAIL

:  a quail (Coturnix japonica syn. C. coturnix japonica) of eastern Asia that is sometimes raised for its meat or eggs and is used in laboratory research

First Known Use of JAPANESE QUAIL

1963

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