a large flying fox of Southeast Asia.
Origin of kalong
Borrowed into English from Javanese around 1815–25
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for kalong
Historical Examples of kalong
We asked the young fisherman his name; and he made us understand that it was Kalong.
When Kalong came on deck at daybreak, we once more stood in for the coast.
Blount took the first watch, Kalong took the next, and I was called about midnight.
Kalong may be a very honest fellow, but it is as well not to rely too much on him.
When you speak of we, Kalong, do you mean yourself and Ungka?
British Dictionary definitions for kalong
any fruit bat of the genus Pteropus; a flying fox
Word Origin for kalong
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012