Phenícopter. n.s. [φοινικόπτερος; phœnicopterus, Lat.] A kind of bird, which is thus described by Martial:
Dat mihi penna rubens nomen sed lingua gulosis
Nostra sapit; quid si garrula lingua foret?
He blended together the livers of guiltheads, the brains of pheasants and peacocks, tongues of phenicopters, and the melts of lampres. Hakewill on Providence.