HyperDic: phoenicopteridae

English > 1 sense of the word Phoenicopteridae:
NOUNanimalPhoenicopteridae, family Phoenicopteridaeflamingos
English > Phoenicopteridae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Synonymfamily Phoenicopteridae
Member ofCiconiiformes, order CiconiiformesOrder of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet
Membersflamingolarge pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill
Broaderbird familyA family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Spanishfamilia Phoenicopteridae, Phoenicopteridae

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