noun, plural bonobos. Unabridged
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bonobo (ˈbɒnəbəʊ)
Also called: pygmy chimpanzee an anthropoid ape, Pan paniscus, of central W Africa: similar to the chimpanzee but much smaller and having a black face
[C20: from W African language]

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Example sentences
The bonobo's life history is typical for a great ape.
Because of these similarities, studies of bonobo behavior can provide insight into human cognition and behavior.
The bonobo lives in different areas from the more aggressive common chimpanzee.
Bonobo reproductive rates are not any higher than that of the common chimpanzee.
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