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1. orangutan

noun. ['ɔˈræŋətæn, ɔˈræŋətɑːn'] large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits.

Synonyms

  • Pongo
  • great ape
  • pongid
  • orangutang
  • orang
  • Pongo pygmaeus

Etymology

  • orang utan (Malay (macrolanguage))

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Example sentences of the word orangutan


1. Adjective
The zoo also boats the largest gorilla and orangutan population in the United States.

2. Noun, singular or mass
About the same age, a young orangutan may have her first baby.

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