Definition of orang in English:

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orang

Pronunciation: /ɔːˈraŋ/
Pronunciation: /əˈraŋ/

noun

Short for orangutan.
Example sentences
  • I made good use of my new telephoto lens, as you'll see when the book comes out next spring; the postcard pictures are of the siamang, an orang, and various bonobos.
  • We have chosen values that might plausibly reflect the total species diversity in chimps, gorillas, and orangs.
  • For example, male orangs are typically much larger than females and have longer canine teeth.

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