orang-utan


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orang-utan

(ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn; ˌɔːræŋˈuːtæn) (ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæŋ; ˌɔːræŋˈuːtæŋ) ,

orang-utang

or

orang-outang

n
(Animals) a large anthropoid ape, Pongo pygmaeus, of the forests of Sumatra and Borneo, with shaggy reddish-brown hair and strong arms. Sometimes shortened to: orang
[C17: from Malay orang hutan, from ōrang man + hūtan forest]
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Translations

orang-utan

[ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn] Norangután m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

orang-utan

orang-utang, orangutan, orang-outan [ˌɔːˌræŋuˈtæn] norang-outan m
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orang-utan

[ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn] norango, orangutan m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

orang-utan

(ˈoːrӕŋˈuːtӕn) noun
a type of large, man-like ape.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Russon added: "One day we saw an adolescent orang-utan called Sif wade into deep water, hunker down and then lunge forward making simple paddling movements with her arms and legs.
TRAVEL Indochina will make a donation of pounds 400 to the Sepilok orang-utan rescue centre in Borneo for every holiday booked to the island this Easter.
Nine tenths of the orang-utan population has been lost from Borneo and Sumatra over the past 100 years, wildlife campaigners warned today.
Officials blamed the flood on illegal logging in the jungles above the once picturesque town of 2,500, which has long drawn backpackers from across the world to its orang-utan reserve.
The horizontally deformed drawer destroys the symmetry of composition, while creating ergonomics for the touch typing orang-utan. Ingenuity hides the keyboard, but not the workstation; dishonesty of expression being only half-heartedly adopted.
TV presenter Michaela Strachan has just returned from Borneo where she filmed BBC1's The Orang-Utan Rescue.
ORANG-UTAN JUNGLE SCHOOL Wednesday, Channel 4, 8pm HERE we follow the lives of orphan orang-utans in the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue Centre in Borneo, Indonesia, the largest orang-utan rehabilitation centre in the world.
I'D LIKE to draw readers' attention to the colossal damage to orang-utan habitat caused by the unsustainable production of palm oil, 85 per cent of which comes from Indonesia and Malaysia.
AN overweight orang-utan has been put on a diet after ballooning to double her natural weight on a diet of sweets.
Picture opportunities are plenty for cruisers The Spirit of Adventure cruise ship A baby Orang-Utan with its mother, in Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre
Neill is making advertisements with an orang-utan promoting red meat for Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
but A-Me the orang-utan is a picture of maternal bliss as she cuddles her baby daughter.