Definition of flamingos. Meaning of flamingos. Synonyms of flamingos

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Definition of flamingos

Flamingo
Flamingo Fla*min"go, n.; pl. Flamingoes. [Sp. flamenco, cf. Pg. flamingo, Prov. flammant, F. flamant; prop. a p. pr. meaning flaming. So called in allusion to its color. See Flame.] (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the genus Ph[oe]nicopterus. 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.

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