Definitions for Flamingofləˈmɪŋ goʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flamingo(noun)

    large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes

Wiktionary

  1. flamingo(Noun)

    A wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae.

  2. flamingo(Adjective)

    Of a deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo..

  3. Origin: From flamingo, from flamengo, from flama.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flamingo(noun)

    any bird of the genus Phoenicopterus. The flamingoes have webbed feet, very long legs, and a beak bent down as if broken. Their color is usually red or pink. The American flamingo is P. ruber; the European is P. antiquorum

  2. Origin: [Sp. flamenco, cf. Pg. flamingo, Prov. flammant, F. flamant; prop. a p. pr. meaning flaming. So called in allusion to its color. See Flame.]

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  1. Flamingo

    Flamingos are a type of wading bird in the genus Phoenicopterus, the only genus in the family Phoenicopteridae. There are four flamingo species in the Americas and two species in the Old World.


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