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gorilla

noun [C]  us   /ɡəˈrɪl·ə/
a large ape (= animal like a monkey) that comes from western and central Africa
Translations of “gorilla”
in Arabic غوريلّلا…
in Korean 고릴라…
in Malaysian gorila…
in French gorille…
in Turkish goril…
in Italian gorilla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大猩猩…
in Russian горилла…
in Polish goryl…
in Vietnamese khỉ gôrila…
in Spanish gorila…
in Portuguese gorila…
in Thai ลิงกอริลล่า…
in German der Gorilla…
in Catalan goril·la…
in Japanese ゴリラ…
in Indonesian gorila…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大猩猩…
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