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 for Pan troglodytes
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Troglodytes \Trog`lo*dy"tes\, n. [NL. See Troglodyte.]
     1. (Zool.) A genus of apes including the chimpanzee.
  
     Note: The chimpanzee is now named Pan troglodytes., and its
           genus is Pan.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) A genus of singing birds including the common
        wrens.
        [1913 Webster] Troglodytic

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bonobo \bo*no"bo\ (b[-o]*n[=o]"b[=o]), 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.
     Its genome is the closest known to humans, differing by less
     than 2% in nucleotide sequence.
  
     Syn: pygmy chimpanzee, pygmy chimp.
          [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chimpanzee \Chim*pan"zee\ (ch[i^]m*p[a^]n"z[-e]; 277), n. [From
     the native name: cf. F. chimpanz['e], chimpans['e],
     chimpanz['e]e.] (Zool.)
     An african ape ({Pan troglodytes, formerly Anthropithecus
     troglodytes, or Troglodytes niger) which approaches more
     nearly to man, in most respects, than any other ape. It is
     the most intelligent of non-human animals, and when full
     grown, it is from three to four feet high. A variant called
     the pygmy chimpanzee, or bonobo, has been recently
     recognized as a separate species.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Pan troglodytes
      n 1: intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African
           forests [syn: chimpanzee, chimp, Pan troglodytes]

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