noun (1)
pon·​go | \ ˈpäŋ(ˌ)gō\

Definition of pongo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 capitalized : a genus of anthropoid apes comprising the orangutans
2 plural -s : an anthropoid ape especially : orangutan


noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of pongo (Entry 2 of 2)

: a canyon or gorge in South America especially cutting through a ridge or mountain range

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History and Etymology for pongo

Noun (1)

New Latin, from Kongo mpongi, mpungu

Noun (2)

American Spanish, from Quechua puncu door

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to move or proceed with twists and turns

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