flamingo-flower

[ fluh-ming-goh-flou-er ]
/ fləˈmɪŋ goʊˌflaʊ ər /

noun

a central American plant, Anthurium scherzeranum, of the arum family, having a red, coiled spadix and a bright red, shiny, heart-shaped spathe, grown as an ornamental.

Nearby words

  1. flamines,
  2. flaming,
  3. flaming sword,
  4. flamingly,
  5. flamingo,
  6. flaminian way,
  7. flamininus,
  8. flaminius,
  9. flammable,
  10. flammarion

Origin of flamingo-flower

First recorded in 1880–85

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