In their belts they carried several knives, while the musket and the little round cap of pangolin skin completed their equipment.
Lastly, the pangolin (Manis) is represented by two species in the eastern Himalaya.
This ant-eater is known as the “pangolin,” or “manis,” but there are several species of “pangolin” not African.
1774, "scaly toothless mammal of Java," from Malay peng-goling "roller," from its habit of curling into a ball; from peng- (denominative prefix) + goling "to roll." Later extended to related species in Asia and Africa.