turnicimorphae

Turnicimorphae

Tur`ni*ci*mor"ph[ae]\, n. pl. [NL. See Turnix, and -morphous.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of birds including Turnix and allied genera, resembling quails in appearance but differing from them anatomically.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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