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One entry found for gorilla.
Main Entry: go·ril·la
Pronunciation: gschwa-primarystressril-schwa
Function: noun
Etymology: derived from Greek Gorillai, a name used by ancient explorers for what they thought was a tribe of hairy women in Africa
: a typically black ape of equatorial Africa that is much larger but stands less erect than the related chimpanzee

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