chimpanzee

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chim·pan·zee

 (chĭm′păn-zē′, -pən-, chĭm-păn′zē)
n.
1. Either of two African apes of the genus Pan, having black hair, a bare face, somewhat arboreal habits, and a high degree of intelligence.
2. The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), of equatorial central and western Africa, having a stockier build than the bonobo (P. paniscus).

[Portuguese, from Vili (Bantu language of Congo) ci-mpenzi.]

chimpanzee

(ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː)
n
(Animals) a gregarious and intelligent anthropoid ape, Pan troglodytes, inhabiting forests in central W Africa
[C18: from Kongo dialect]

chim•pan•zee

(ˌtʃɪm pænˈzi, tʃɪmˈpæn zi)

n.
a large anthropoid ape, Pan troglodytes, of equatorial Africa, having a dark coat and a relatively bare face.
[1730–40; presumably < a Bantu language]

chim·pan·zee

(chĭm′păn-zē′)
A dark-haired African ape that is somewhat smaller than a gorilla, lives mostly in trees, and has a high degree of intelligence. Chimpanzees live in close-knit groups and have elaborate social interactions. They are the closest living relatives of humans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chimpanzee - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forestschimpanzee - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
great ape, pongid - any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae
genus Pan, Pan - chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
Pan troglodytes verus, western chimpanzee - masked or pale-faced chimpanzees of western Africa; distantly related to the eastern and central chimpanzees; possibly a distinct species
eastern chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii - long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees
central chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes troglodytes - black-faced chimpanzees of central Africa; closely related to eastern chimpanzees
bonobo, Pan paniscus, pygmy chimpanzee - small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
Translations
sjimpansee
šimpanz
chimpanse
simpanssi
चिंपांजी
čimpanza
csimpánz
simpansi
チンパンジー
침팬지
šimpanzė
šimpanze
šimpanz
šimpanz
schimpans
ลิงชิมแปนซี
con tinh tinh

chimpanzee

[ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː] Nchimpancé m

chimpanzee

[ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː] nchimpanzé m

chimpanzee

[ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː] nscimpanzé m inv

chimpanzee

(tʃimpənˈziː) noun
a type of small African ape.

chimpanzee

شِمْبَانْزِي šimpanz chimpanse Schimpanse χιμπαντζής chimpancé simpanssi chimpanzé čimpanza scimpanzè チンパンジー 침팬지 chimpansee sjimpanse szympans chimpanzé, chipanzé шимпанзе schimpans ลิงชิมแปนซี şempanze con tinh tinh 黑猩猩