kalong

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese kalong.

Noun[edit]

kalong (plural kalongs)

  1. A fruit bat, especially the Indian edible fruit bat or black-eared flying fox (Pteropus melanotus).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “kalong” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese kalong. Doublet of keluang.

Noun[edit]

kalong (plural kalong-kalong, first-person possessive kalongku, second-person possessive kalongmu, third-person possessive kalongnya)

  1. megabat (animal)

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Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalong (krama ngoko kalong)

  1. megabat

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: kalong

References[edit]

  • "kalong" in Tim Balai Bahasa Yogyakarta, Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa). Kanisius, Yogyakarta