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Definition of "flamingo" []

  • Any of several large gregarious wading birds of the family Phoenicopteridae of tropical regions, having reddish or pinkish plumage, long legs, a long flexible neck, and a bill turned downward at the tip. (noun)
  • A moderate reddish orange. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flamingo" in a sentence
  • "Inside the greehouse you still notice that the flamingo is sleeping."
  • "Now I am NOT sure, but I think I might have been looking at something like this at the Goodwill but in flamingo pink."
  • "The nest of the flamingo is a curious affair; usually built in a marshy, muddy place, in the form of a mound."