Pedionomus

noun
Ped·​i·​on·​o·​mus | \ ˌpedēˈänəməs \

Definition of Pedionomus

: a monotypic genus of Australian birds (family Turnicidae) consisting of the plain wanderer and closely related to the button quails

History and Etymology for Pedionomus

New Latin, from Greek pedionomos plain-dweller, from pedi- + -nomos (from nemein to inhabit, pasture)

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“Pedionomus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pedionomus. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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