Meaning of “orang-utan” in the English Dictionary

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"orang-utan" in British English

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orang-utannoun [ C ]

uk /əˈræŋ.uːtæn/ /ɔːˌræŋ.uːˈtæn/ us /ɔːˈræŋ.ə.tæn/ also orang,

a large ape with reddish-brown hair and long arms that lives in the forests of Sumatra and Borneo

(Definition of “orang-utan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)