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orangutan

o·rang·u·tan (o·rang·ou·tang)

orangutan (orangoutang)

 
pronunciation:
raeng taen [or] raeng taeng [or] raeng g taen [or] raeng g taeng
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large, tree-dwelling ape of Borneo and Sumatra that has long arms and long, reddish brown hair.
 
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Orangutan comes from Malaysian words that mean "man of the woods."
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