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pongo

(ˈpɒŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -gos
1. (Animals) an anthropoid ape, esp an orang-utan or (formerly) a gorilla
2. (Military) military slang a soldier or marine
[C17: from Kongo mpongo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pongo - type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutansPongo - type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutans
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Pongidae, Pongidae - usually considered as comprising orangutans; gorillas; chimpanzees; and sometimes gibbons
orang, orangutan, orangutang, Pongo pygmaeus - large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
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