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See definition of orangutan on Dictionary.com
  • as inanthropoid
  • as inmonkey
  • as inprimate
  • as insimian

synonyms for orangutan

  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • gorilla
  • humanoid
  • monkey
  • orang
  • primate
  • ape
  • baboon
  • chimpanzee
  • gorilla
  • lemur
  • anthropoid
  • simian
  • anthropoid
  • ape
  • baboon
  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • gorilla
  • human
  • lemur
  • man
  • monkey
  • brachiator
  • cercopithecoid
  • great ape
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How to use orangutan in a sentence

Someone had planted a modern human skull alongside an orangutan jaw with its teeth filed down.
THE ULTIMATE GENEALOGICAL SEARCH HUNTS FOR OUR EARLIEST ANCESTORSERIN WAYMANDECEMBER 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Today, orangutans are found only on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo.
ANCIENT GIANT ORANGUTANS EVOLVED SMALLER BODIES SURPRISINGLY SLOWLYBRUCE BOWERDECEMBER 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
That same year, a court in Argentina reportedly ruled in a habeas corpus case that an orangutan named Sandra could be freed from a Buenos Aires zoo and moved to a sanctuary.
IN A LEGAL FIRST, A COURT WILL DECIDE IF AN ELEPHANT DESERVES THE SAME RIGHTS AS A PERSONMELISSA CHANOCTOBER 21, 2021TIME
Last week, all seven of the orangutans at the National Zoo got their coronavirus shots, the zoo said.
OUR ANIMAL KIN GET THE COVID JAB AT THE NATIONAL ZOO, ZOO SAYSMARTIN WEILOCTOBER 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the early 1990s, Kinari Webb took a year off college to join a Harvard researcher studying orangutans in Indonesia’s rainforested Gunung Palung National Park.
THE FIGHT TO STOP THE NEXT PANDEMIC STARTS IN THE JUNGLES OF BORNEOBRIAN BARTHDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Of the great man-like apes (gorilla, orangutan, and chimpanzee).
DACTYLOGRAPHYHENRY FAULDS
He leaped from left to right, and back again, like an orangutan stirred to frenzied anger.
CAPTAIN POTT'S MINISTERFRANCIS L. COOPER
Exactly a week after I had caught this interesting little animal, I succeeded in shooting a full-grown male Orangutan.
THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGOALFRED RUSSELL WALLACE
He looks as much like a Borneo Orangutan as any human being I ever saw.
FLASH-LIGHTS FROM THE SEVEN SEASWILLIAM L. STIDGER
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WORDS RELATED TO ORANGUTAN

  • chimpanzee
  • gibbon
  • gorilla
  • humanoid
  • monkey
  • orang
  • orangutan
  • primate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.