American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An anthropoid ape (Pan paniscus) of north-central Congo (formerly Zaire), having black hair and more arboreal habits than the common chimpanzee (P. troglodytes). Also called pygmy chimpanzee.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an anthropoid ape (Pan paniscus), resembling but smaller than the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes); -- called also
pygmy chimpanzee. It is found in the forests of Zaire.
- n. small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
- Of central African origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Because females are dominant in bonobo society and everyone engages in plenty of very casual sex, bonobos are much admired by feminists, hippies and pacifists as “the peaceful apes”.”
“In 2000 the Max-Planck-Institut (MPI, Jena, Germany) with the ICCN Mundja Post, established a long-term bonobo study site outside the western boundary of the south block at Ipope.”
“Instead of a few days out of her cycle, the female bonobo is almost continuously sexually attractive and active. at Bonobos”
“Often referred to as the “hippie” apes (partially because bonobos have a lot of casual sex … a perfectly acceptable “Hey, how’s it going?” in bonobo-speak), bonobos don’t quite live up to the moniker, it appears.”
“He became particularly attached to Chim (later identified as a bonobo), admiring the animal's obvious intelligence and generous nature.”
“There are other echo warriors who put their lives in jeopardy in West Africa protecting the forgotten ape called the bonobo, and closer to home we in North America battle constantly to ensure the preservation of our iconic mustangs.”
“The bonobo is a close relative of both the chimpanzee and us.”
“The bonobo is a pygmy chimpanzee said to be the most human-like of all apes.”
“In human terms, the bonobo is a promiscuous, bisexual swinger.”
“The species is also sometimes known as the bonobo.”
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Go for it, brothers and sisters! I personally have been suffering long for lack of an open reduplicatives list
big ones,small ones,as many as
I can find
Words I like mostly because of the way they sound and feel.
Words with the letter b within the word, not just as the initial or last letter.
Words that have only one of the vowels. On this list I include only words with at least three vowels. When I first started the list, if a word had several forms, I generally listed only the one wit...
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
Words with a certain flowing, silly sound to them; I may as well have found them in a James Joyce novel.
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