orangutan definition

  • noun:
    • An arboreal anthropoid ape (Pongo pygmaeus) of Borneo and Sumatra, having a shaggy reddish-brown layer, lengthy hands, with no tail.
    • An arboreal anthropoid ape genus Pongo consisting of two species, Pongo pygmaeus of Borneo and Pongo abelii of Sumatra, having a shaggy reddish-brown coat, lengthy hands, no end.
    • large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal practices

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