bonobo

[ buh-noh-boh ]
/ bəˈnoʊ boʊ /

noun, plural bo·no·bos.


Nearby words

  1. bonnie,
  2. bonnie and clyde,
  3. bonnie prince charlie,
  4. bonny,
  5. bonnyclabber,
  6. bononcini,
  7. bonporti,
  8. bonsai,
  9. bonsela,
  10. bonsoir

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British Dictionary definitions for bonobo

bonobo

/ (ˈbɒnəbəʊ) /

noun

an anthropoid ape, Pan paniscus, of central W Africa: similar to the chimpanzee but much smaller and having a black faceAlso called: pygmy chimpanzee

Word Origin for bonobo

C20: from W African language

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