[fluh-ming-goh] /fləˈmɪŋ goʊ/
noun, plural flamingos, flamingoes.
any of several aquatic birds of the family Phoenicopteridae, having very long legs and neck, webbed feet, a bill bent downward at the tip, and pinkish to scarlet plumage.
noun (pl) -gos, -goes
any large wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae, having a pink-and-red plumage and downward-bent bill and inhabiting brackish lakes: order Ciconiiformes
1560s, from Portuguese flamengo, Spanish flamengo, literally “flame-colored” (cf. Greek phoinikopteros “flamingo,” literally “red-feathered”), from Provençal flamenc, from flama “flame” (see flame (n.)) + Germanic suffix -enc “-ing, belonging to.”
[fluh-ming-goh-flou-er] /fləˈmɪŋ goʊˌflaʊ ər/ noun 1. a central American plant, Anthurium scherzeranum, of the arum family, having a red, coiled spadix and a bright red, shiny, heart-shaped spathe, grown as an ornamental.
[fluh-min-ee-uh n] /fləˈmɪn i ən/ noun 1. an ancient Roman road extending N from Rome to what is now Rimini. 215 miles (345 km) long. /fləˈmɪnɪən/ noun 1. an ancient road in Italy, extending north from Rome to Rimini: constructed in 220 bc by Gaius Flaminius. Length: over 322 km (200 miles) Latin name Via […]
/ˌflæmɪˈnaɪnəs/ noun 1. Titus Quinctius (ˈtaɪtəs ˈkwɪŋktɪəs). ?230–?174 bc, Roman general and statesman: defeated Macedonia (197) and proclaimed the independence of the Greek states (196)
[fluh-min-ee-uh s] /fləˈmɪn i əs/ noun 1. Gaius [gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/ (Show IPA), died 217 b.c, Roman statesman and general who was defeated by Hannibal. /fləˈmɪnɪəs/ noun 1. Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). died 217 bc, Roman statesman and general: built the Flaminian Way; defeated by Hannibal at Trasimene (217)