Cite
 

Meaning of coturnix

co•tur•nix

Pronunciation: (ku-tûr'niks), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several small Old World quails of the genus Coturnix, esp. C. japonicawidely used as a laboratory animal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: