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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.]
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chimpanzee

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

[ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː] nchimpanzé m
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chimpanzee

[ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː] nscimpanzé m inv
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chimpanzee

(tʃimpənˈziː) noun
a type of small African ape.
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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
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