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/fìlamíngga/ [by epenthesis] n. the fla­mingo, Phoenicopterus ruber, a tall pink bird: 1804 Philimingo Bay. . .a familiar way of pro­nouncing Flamingo Bay in Exuma (McKinnen I39). 1960 Flamingo, "Fillymingo" (Bond 42). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-28 15:58
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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