Definitions of pongid
  1. noun
    any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae
    synonyms: great ape
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    Pongo pygmaeus, orang, orangutan, orangutang
    large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
    Gorilla gorilla, gorilla
    largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
    Pan troglodytes, chimp, chimpanzee
    intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
    Gorilla gorilla gorilla, western lowland gorilla
    a kind of gorilla
    Gorilla gorilla grauri, eastern lowland gorilla
    a kind of gorilla
    Gorilla gorilla beringei, mountain gorilla
    gorilla of Kivu highlands
    an adult male gorilla with grey hairs across the back
    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
    Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, eastern chimpanzee
    long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees
    Pan troglodytes troglodytes, central chimpanzee
    black-faced chimpanzees of central Africa; closely related to eastern chimpanzees
    Pan paniscus, bonobo, pygmy chimpanzee
    small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
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    anthropoid ape
    any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae
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