orang-utan

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orang-utan

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a large anthropoid ape, Pongo pygmaeus, of the forests of Sumatra and Borneo, with shaggy reddish-brown hair and strong arms
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OUR chances of finding a way to escape from the aluminium confines of what had been described, amusingly,as an automatic lift, seemed on a par with a higher ape,perhaps an ambitious orang-utang or Arnold Schwarzenegger,learning to thread a needle and munch a peppermint at the same time.
Her [Sarah's] moves had something that reminded one of the monkey and her external genitalia recalled those of the orang-utang.
Mind you, I could have done without Paul Giamatti's orang-utang slave trader, a comic relief character that seems to have wandered in from some old Star Wars script.