pongid

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
    silverback
    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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