noun pheni·cop·ter \¦fenə̇¦käptə(r), ¦fēn-, -nē¦k-\

Definition of phenicopter



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Origin and Etymology of phenicopter

Middle French phoenicoptere, from Latin phoenicopterus, from Greek phoinikopteros, literally, red-feathered, from phoinik-, phoinix red, purple, crimson + -pteros -feathered (from pteron feather, wing) — more at phoenician, feather

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a brief usually trivial fact

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