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bonobo

bonobo

noun bo·no·bo \bə-ˈnō-bō; ˈbä-nə-bō, -nō-\
plural bo·no·bos

Definition of BONOBO

:  a rare anthropoid ape (Pan paniscus) that has a more slender build and longer limbs than the related common chimpanzee (P. troglodytes) and that inhabits a small geographic region in equatorial Africa south of the Congo River —called also pygmy chimpanzee

Origin of BONOBO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1954

Rhymes with BONOBO

bonobo

noun bo·no·bo \bə-ˈnō-bō; ˈbä-nə-bō, -nō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BONOBO

:  a rare anthropoid ape of the genus Pan (P. paniscus) that has a more slender build and longer limbs than the related common chimpanzee (P. troglodytes)—called also pygmy chimpanzee

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