Definition of Pongid

1. Noun. Any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae.

Exact synonyms: Great Ape
Generic synonyms: Anthropoid Ape
Group relationships: Family Pongidae, Pongidae
Specialized synonyms: Orang, Orangutan, Orangutang, Pongo Pygmaeus, Gorilla, Gorilla Gorilla, Chimp, Chimpanzee, Pan Troglodytes



Definition of Pongid

1. Noun. Any primate in the family ''Pongidae'', including the great apes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pongid

1. an anthropoid ape [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pongid

ponent
ponente
poneratoxin
ponerine
pones
poney
poneys
pong
ponga
pongas
ponged
pongee
pongees
ponghee
ponghees
pongid (current term)
pongidae
pongids
pongier
pongiest
ponging
pongo
pongo pygmaeus
pongoes
pongos
pongs
pongy
poniard
poniarded
poniarding

Literary usage of Pongid

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1. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"It has affinity both with man as well as with apes, but it is more with former, ie is 'regarded as hominid, not a hominid-like pongid. ..."

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