bonobo

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

Definition of bonobo

plural bonobos
: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

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bonobo

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

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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