Definition of mongan in English:

mongan

noun

Australian
  • A ringtail possum, Pseudocheirus herbertensis, inhabiting the rainforest of north-eastern Queensland.

Pronunciation

mongan

/ˈmɒŋɡan/ /ˈmɒŋɡən/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Carl Lumholtz (1851–1922). From Warrgamay (northern Queensland) munggany.