Phenicopter

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phenicopter (Zoöl) A flamingo.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phenicopter A flamingo.
    • n phenicopter See phenicopter.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. phoenicopterus, Gr. foiniko`pteros, i. e., red-feathered; foi^nix foi`nikos, purple red + ptero`n feather: cf. F. phénicoptère,