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orangutan

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NAmE//əˈræŋəˌtæn//
 
, NAmE//əˈræŋəˌtæŋ//
 
 
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a large ape (= an animal like a large monkey with no tail) with long arms and reddish hair, that lives in Borneo and Sumatra From Malay orang utan/hutan, meaning “person of the forest.”