Turnicidae

plural noun
Tur·​nic·​i·​dae | \ˌtərˈnisəˌdē\

Definition of Turnicidae 

: a usually monotypic family of Old World chiefly terrestrial birds (suborder Turnices) comprising the button quails — see turnix

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Other Words from Turnicidae

turnicine \ ˈtərnəˌsīn, -​sə̇n \ adjective

History and Etymology for Turnicidae

New Latin, from Turnic-, Turnix, type genus + -idae

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