Orangite

Or"an*gite

(?), (Min.) An orange-yellow variety of the mineral thorite, found in Norway.
[1913 Webster]

O*rang"-ou*tang`

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O*rang"-u*tan`

(?), n. [Malayan rang tan, i. e., man of the woods; rang man + tan a forest, wood, wild, savage.] (Zol.) An arboreal anthropoid ape (Pongo pygmaeus, formerly Simia satyrus), which inhabits Borneo and Sumatra. Often called simply orang. It is now an endangered species.
[Written also orangutan, orangutang, orang-utan, ourang-utang, and oran-utan.]

[1913 Webster +PJC]

It is over four feet high, when full grown, and has very long arms, which reach nearly or quite to the ground when the body is erect. Its color is reddish brown. In structure, it closely resembles man in many respects.
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