from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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.
- n. A moderate reddish orange.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae.
- n. A deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.
- adj. Of a deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any bird of the genus Phœnicopterus. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any bird of the family Phænicopteridæ: so called from the red or flaming color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes
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.
The flamingo is a very tall bird, taller than a man when standing up.
Among the most graceful of the water-fowl of the world is the flamingo, which is to be seen on every bend of the Morona, strutting gracefully in the shallows of the semi-stagnant arms of the river which drains the marshes.
Zoologically, the flamingo is the most odd and interesting bird on the
One of the most magnificent birds is the American flamingo, which is of a more beautiful and intense scarlet than that of Europe, and fully as tall; another bird, the wood-ibis, has the same form as the glossy ibis of southern
What most players did when slap shots came their way was assume a position called the flamingo: stand on one leg and raise the other so a shot could zip past.
God made a mess, remember, when he did the flamingo, which is an idiotic bird with legs that are far too long.
Denise Whiting, owner of the Cafe Hon in Hampden, Md., said the flamingo, which is made from chicken wire and a bed sheet, has stood on the corner of 36th Street and Roland Avenue since 2002, but the city's Department of General Services sent her a letter recently saying an inspector had determined the sculpture needs a license to remain in place, the Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday.