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kalong

[ kah-lawng, -long ]
/ ˈkɑ lɔŋ, -lɒŋ /
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noun

a large flying fox of Southeast Asia.

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Origin of kalong

Borrowed into English from Javanese around 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for kalong

kalong
/ (ˈkɑːlɒŋ) /

noun

any fruit bat of the genus Pteropus; a flying fox

Word Origin for kalong

Javanese
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