genus Pan

chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
Syn: ↑Pan
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pongidae, ↑family Pongidae
Member Meronyms: ↑chimpanzee, ↑chimp, ↑Pan troglodytes, ↑pygmy chimpanzee, ↑bonobo, ↑Pan paniscus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Pan troglodytes — noun intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests • Syn: ↑chimpanzee, ↑chimp • Hypernyms: ↑great ape, ↑pongid • Hyponyms: ↑western chimpanzee, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pan paniscus — noun small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species • Syn: ↑pygmy chimpanzee, ↑bonobo • Hypernyms: ↑chimpanzee, ↑chimp, ↑Pan troglodytes • Member Holonyms: ↑Pan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pan's box turtle — Cuora pani pani Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • pan|da|nus — «pan DAY nuhs», noun. any one of a genus of tropical trees and shrubs, especially of the islands of the Malay Archipelago and the Indian and the Pacific oceans; screw pine. A pandanus usually has a palmlike or branched stem, long, narrow leaves,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pan — Genus of anthropoid apes including the gorilla and chimpanzee. P. panisus and P. troglodytes are chimpanzee species used in biologic experiments. [G. myth. god of forest] * * * periarteritis nodosa; periodic alternating nystagmus;… …   Medical dictionary

  • pan|go|lin — «pang GOH luhn», noun. any one of a genus of scaly, toothless mammals of tropical Asia and Africa that roll themselves into a ball when in danger; scaly anteater. ╂[apparently < Malay peng giling roller on which tiller ropes of Malay boats… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pan — Contents 1 Prefix 2 Religion and mythology 3 Science and technology 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Pan troglodytes — Troglodytes Trog lo*dy tes, n. [NL. See {Troglodyte}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of apes including the chimpanzee. Note: The chimpanzee is now named {Pan troglodytes}., and its genus is {Pan}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of singing birds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pan paniscus — Bonobo Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bonobo (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pan de Azúcar National Park — For other uses, see Pan de Azúcar Infobox protected area | name = Pan de Azúcar National Park iucn category = II caption = locator x = locator y = location = Antofagasta Region Atacama Region, Chile nearest city = Chañaral lat degrees = lat… …   Wikipedia

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