Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of ape resembling the chimpanzee, by some considered a distinct species, but probably a mere variety of the latter.

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Examples

  • Du Chaillu tells us absolutely nothing, of his own knowledge, regarding the common Chimpanzee; but he informs us of a bald-headed species or variety, the ‘nschiego mbouve’, which builds itself a shelter, and of another rare kind with a comparatively small face, large facial angle, and peculiar note, resembling

    Essays

  • 'nschiego mbouve', which builds itself a shelter, and of another rare kind with a comparatively small face, large facial angle, and peculiar note, resembling "Kooloo."

    Lectures and Essays

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