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kalong

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

a large flying fox of Southeast Asia.

Nearby words

kalmar sound, kalmia, kalmuck, kalmyk republic, kalmykia, kalong, kalpa, kalpak, kalpis, kalsomine, kaluga

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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