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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History and Etymology for Phoenicopteriformes

New Latin, from Phoenicopterus + -iformes

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“Phoenicopteriformes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phoenicopteriformes. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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