Definition of Genus Pan
1. Noun. Chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Pongidae, Pongidae
Member holonyms: Chimp, Chimpanzee, Pan Troglodytes, Bonobo, Pan Paniscus, Pygmy Chimpanzee
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pan
Literary usage of Genus Pan
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1. A Hand-book to the Order Lepidoptera by William Forsell Kirby (1897)
"... and feed on trees and shrubs ; the pupae are short and obtuse. This is one of the prettiest and best-known families of the Geometra. genus Pan^ ..."
2. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"genus Pan/EOLUS There are six or more species of this genus in America. They have black ovoid spores, a cap smooth and not striate, a fleshy stem. ..."
3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The genus pan- dion (Sav.) will be described under FISH HAWK, tho common name of the best known species. The caracara, or Brazilian eagle, does not belong ..."
4. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"We are uncertain whether to regard the objects represented in PI. 7. fig. 14, as the young of Volvox ; thev would seemingly equally represent the genus Pan- ..."
5. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"In the genus Pan- orpa the males have a pair of huge anal forceps, curved up some- FIG. 42. Mantissa species.—Showing the legs and body from the side. FIG. ..."