What does the word flamingo mean?

Usage examples for flamingo

  1. In the chapter on " Some Early Bird Adventures," I have described my first long walk on the plains, when two of my brothers took me to a river some distance from home, where I was enchanted with my first sight of that glorious waterfowl, the flamingo. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  2. He was dressed in the full costume of a young warrior who occupied the honorable position of Bow- bearer to a great chief, and in his hair gleamed the Flamingo Feather that proclaimed the station in life to which he was born. – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe