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One entry found for flamingo.
Main Entry: fla·min·go
Pronunciation: flschwa-primarystressmieng-gomacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -gos also -goes
Etymology: from Portuguese flamingo "flamingo," from Spanish flamenco "flamingo," derived from Latin flamma "flame"; so called from the fiery red feathers on the underside of the wings
: any of several rosy-white birds with scarlet wings, a very long neck and legs, and a broad bill bent down at the end that are often found wading in shallow water
[flamingo illustration]

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