Phoenicopteriformes

plural noun
Phoe·ni·cop·ter·i·for·mes

Definition of Phoenicopteriformes 

in some especially former classifications

: an order of wading birds coextensive with the family Phoenicopteridae

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New Latin, from Phoenicopterus + -iformes

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