pangolin

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English[edit]

A pangolin raids a termite cathedral mound for a meal.
A tree pangolin.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay pengguling, from peng- (denominative prefix) +‎ guling (to roll).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpæŋɡəlɪn/, /pæŋˈɡoʊlɪn/
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Noun[edit]

pangolin (plural pangolins)

  1. The scaly anteater; any of several long-tailed, scale-covered mammals of the order Pholidota of tropical Africa and Asia, the sole extant genus of which is Manis.
    Synonyms: trenggiling, scaly anteater

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay pengguling.

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Noun[edit]

pangolin m (plural pangolins)

  1. pangolin

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pangolin.

Noun[edit]

pangolin m (plural pangolini)

  1. pangolin

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