any of a genus (Pan) of great apes of Africa, with black hair and large, protruding ears: it is smaller than a gorilla and is noted for its intelligence
Fr chimpanzé < Bantu (Angola) kampenzi
See chimpanzee in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A gregarious anthropoid ape (Pan troglodytes) of tropical Africa, having long dark hair and somewhat arboreal habits and exhibiting humanlike behavior and a high degree of intelligence. It is now considered vulnerable to extinction in the wild.
Origin: , from Vili (Bantu language of Congo) ci-mpenzi