pygmy chimpanzee


: bonobo

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pygmy chimpanzee was in 1933

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“Pygmy chimpanzee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

pygmy chimpanzee

: bonobo

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