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 for Flamingo
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flamingo \Fla*min"go\, n.; pl. Flamingoes. [Sp. flamenco, cf.
     Pg. flamingo, Prov. flammant, F. flamant; prop. a p. pr.
     meaning flaming. So called in allusion to its color. See
     Flame.] (Zool.)
     Any bird of the genus Ph[oe]nicopterus. 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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent
           bill; inhabits brackish lakes

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