Meaning of orangutan

o•rang•u•tan

Pronunciation: (ô-rang'oo-tan", ō-rang'-, u-rang'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a large, long-armed anthropoid ape, Pongo pygmaeus, of arboreal habits, inhabiting Borneo and Sumatra: an endangered species.
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