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[aw-rang, oh-rang]
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  1. orangutan.
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Related Words for orang

primate, humanoid, monkey, gibbon, orang, chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan

Examples from the Web for orang

Historical Examples of orang

  • I am only an Orang Laut, and I have fled before your people many times.

    An Outcast of the Islands

    Joseph Conrad

  • The Orang Blanda are come,” said Reshid, “and now we shall have our reward.

    Almayer's Folly

    Joseph Conrad

  • He was as happy at the sight of the forest as an orang well could be.

  • The orang is very clumsy on its feet, and she could not catch him.

  • Achang had completed the skinning of the orang, and the skin was now drying in the sun.

British Dictionary definitions for orang


  1. short for orang-utan
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