orang

noun
\ ə-ˈraŋ How to pronounce orang (audio) \

Definition of orang

Examples of orang in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hopefully, the connection is made that kids can do their part to save wild orangs by coming to understand that purchasing products made with sustainable palm oil will help save these habitats. Jennifer Diliberti-shea, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Go behind the scenes at the Milwaukee County Zoo to be educated and entertained," 5 Mar. 2018 The global adventure series sends Josh to the islands of Indonesia in search of the elusive orang pendek. Chuck Barney, The Mercury News, "TV tonight: ’12 Monkeys’ returns; ‘The Keepers’ on Netflix," 19 May 2017 The announcement did not list the number of orangs born in zoos last year. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, "Great ape shakeup at the Audubon Zoo: Males are moving out," 7 June 2017 The 23-year-old orang fathered an offspring (Menari) with Feliz eight years ago. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, "Great ape shakeup at the Audubon Zoo: Males are moving out," 7 June 2017

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1778, in the meaning defined above

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“Orang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orang. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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