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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]
Translations

orang-utan

[ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn] Norangután m

orang-utan

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

orang-utan

[ɔːˌræŋuːˈtæn] norango, orangutan m inv

orang-utan

(ˈoːrӕŋˈuːtӕn) noun
a type of large, man-like ape.
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First stop would be Borneo and the orang-utang sanctuary followed by the temples of Thailand, then wherever my mood takes me.
Ee'd only come ter collect an orang-utang - preserved in embalmin' fluid in the barrel
OUR chances of finding a way to escape from the aluminium confines of what had been described, amusingly,as an automatic lift, seemed on a par with a higher ape,perhaps an ambitious orang-utang or Arnold Schwarzenegger,learning to thread a needle and munch a peppermint at the same time.