Flamingo vs Crane - What's the difference?

flamingo | crane |

As a noun flamingo

is flamingo.

As a proper noun crane is




  • A wading bird of the family Phoenicopteridae.
  • A deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.
  • Synonyms

    * (bird) phenicopter


  • Of a deep pink color tinged with orange, like that of a flamingo.
  • See also

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    (en noun)
  • A large bird of the order Gruiformes'' and the family ''Gruidae having long legs and a long neck which it extends when flying.
  • A mechanical lifting device, often used for lifting heavy loads for industrial or construction purposes.
  • An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side or back of a fireplace for supporting kettles etc. over the fire.
  • A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.
  • (nautical) A forked post or projecting bracket to support spars, etc.; generally used in pairs.
  • Derived terms

    * black crowned crane * black-necked crane * blue crane * common crane * cranefly * demoiselle crane * grey crowned crane * hooded crane * red-crowned crane * sandhill crane * sarus crane * Siberian crane * wattled crane * white-naped crane * whooping crane

    See also

    * egret * heron * stork


  • To extend (one's neck).
  • (George Eliot)
  • To raise or lower with, or as if with, a .
  • * Bates
  • What engines, what instruments are used in craning up a soul, sunk below the centre, to the highest heavens.
  • * Massinger
  • an upstart craned up to the height he has


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