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- noun An orangutan.
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- noun Same as
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- noun (Zoöl.) See
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- noun An
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- noun large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
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I should object to the appellation orang-outang, and I should resent with emphasis that of baboon.
We must not believe, notwithstanding the assertions of almost all zoological writers, that the word orang-otang is applied exclusively in the Malay language to the Simia satyrus of Borneo.
We must not believe, notwithstanding the assertions of almost all zoological writers, that the word orang-otang is applied exclusively in the Malay language to the Simia satyrus of
These they call orang alus, fine, or impalpable beings, and regard them as possessing the faculty of doing them good or evil, deprecating their wrath as the sense of present misfortunes or apprehension of future prevails in their minds.
· The word orang-utan comes from the Malay for "person of the forest"
The title, as enigmatic as most of the images we get to see during the movie, is actually a few words from the Cockney slang term "as queer as a clockwork orange," which Burgess decided to use to illustrate the oddity of a conditioned person ( "orang" being the Malay word for "man").
AMSTERDAM, Netsains - Siapa bilang ilmuwan semuanya geeko alias orang-orang aneh?
Aku ingat bulan puasa ni, makin bersabar dan baik hati jadinya, tapi makin celaka orang kita ni.
The superior feet of the chimpanzee in bipedal work is for that species a great advantage, and the longer toes of the orang are a handicap.
The anthropoid apes in general manifest a reversion from the social toward the solitary state, this condition reaching its ultimate in the orang, which is one of the most solitary of animals.