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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

resembling a quail

Usage examples (4)
  • Tinamous are quail-like birds of Central and South America's forests and grasslands.
  • The people of this region have traditionally enriched their diet with maguey worms, grasshoppers, and small game birds, especially the quail-like güilotas, in addition...
  • The small quail-like birds forming the genus Turnix have also generally large and bright-coloured females, and we are told by Mr. Jerdon in his
  • The prettiest of all the birds is a little plump, quail-like rock-pigeon or spinifex-pigeon, a dear little shiny, brown fellow with a tuft on his head. for more
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