western lowland gorilla

west·ern low·land go·ril·la
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wes-tern loh-luh nd guh-ril-uh]
    • /ˈwɛs tərn ˈloʊ lənd gəˈrɪl ə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wes-tern loh-luh nd guh-ril-uh]
    • /ˈwɛs tərn ˈloʊ lənd gəˈrɪl ə/

Definitions of western lowland gorilla words

  • noun western lowland gorilla the largest of the anthropoid apes, Gorilla gorilla, terrestrial and vegetarian, of western equatorial Africa and the Kivu highlands, comprising the subspecies G. g. gorilla (western lowland gorilla) G. g. graueri (eastern lowland gorilla) and G. g. beringei (mountain gorilla) now rare. 1
  • noun western lowland gorilla an ugly, brutish person. 1
  • noun western lowland gorilla Slang. a hoodlum or thug, especially one who threatens or inflicts violence. 1

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Origin of western lowland gorilla

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
1790-1800; < New Latin < Greek Goríllās (accusative plural) name for the females of a hairy tribe encountered in Hanno's account of his voyage along the coast of Africa (5th century b.c.)

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