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siamang

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noun si·a·mang \ˈsē-ə-ˌmaŋ, ˈsī-\

Definition of siamang

  1. :  a black gibbon (Hylobates syndactylus) of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula that is the largest of the gibbons



Origin of siamang

Malay


First Known Use: 1822


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