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hemipode

[hem-i-pohd]
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noun
  1. button quail.

Origin of hemipode

1860–65; < New Latin Hemipodius name of the genus < Greek hēmipod- (stem of hēmípous) half-foot. See hemi-, -pod
Related formshe·mip·o·dan [huh-mip-uh-dn] /həˈmɪp ə dn/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hemipode

hemipode

hemipod (ˈhɛmɪˌpɒd)

noun
  1. other names for button quail
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