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pongid

(pŏn′jĭd)
n.
1. Any of various apes of the subfamily Ponginae, which includes only the orangutans and their extinct relatives.
2. Any of various apes of the formerly recognized family Pongidae, which included the chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans. No longer in scientific use.
adjective Referring to the great—or anthropoid—apes, Pongidae
noun A great ape—e.g., chimpanzee, gibbon, gorilla, orangutan