Coturnix

noun
Co·​tur·​nix | \ kəˈtərniks \

Definition of Coturnix

: a genus of birds (family Phasianidae) containing the common European and other Old World quails

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History and Etymology for Coturnix

New Latin, from Latin, quail

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“Coturnix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coturnix. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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