tangilin

noun
tan·​gil·​in | \ tanˈgilə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of tangilin

: an East Indian pangolin (Manis javanica)

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History and Etymology for tangilin

Malay tĕnggiling, from giling roll; from its characteristic of rolling itself into a ball

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“Tangilin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tangilin. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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