Pan


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Pan

(pan),
Genus of anthropoid apes that includes the gorilla and chimpanzee. Pan panisus and Pan troglodytes are chimpanzee species used in biologic experiments.
[G. myth. god of forest]

Pan,

Greek mythological god of the forest.
panic - extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear.
References in classic literature ?
Pan by pan, he went up the stream, the tally of results steadily decreasing.
The centre of each line produced the richest pans, while the ends came where no colors showed in the pan.
Each pan he carried down to the water to wash, and as he went higher up the hill the pans grew richer, until he began to save the gold in an empty baking-powder can which he carried carelessly in his hip-pocket.
And I seen all them millions this afternoon when them seven hundred dollars peeped up at me from the bottom of the pan and chirruped, 'Well, if here ain't Burning Daylight come at last.'"
Greedy!" to the bird that flies away with the big crust, you know now that you ought not to do this, for he is very likely taking it to Peter Pan.
"Go to bed, Maudie, and look under your pillow when you get there," was the oracular reply that came down to them, as Tom's door closed after a jubilant solo on the tin pan.
Hoping to propitiate her tormentor, Fan invited Tom to join in the revel, and Polly begged that Maud might sit up and see the fun; so all four descended to the big kitchen, armed with aprons, hammers, spoons, and pans, and Polly assumed command of the forces.
When they had spoken the girl upset the pan, and entered the opening in the wall, which at once closed, and appeared the same as before.
When she was about to turn them on the other side, the wall opened, the damsel appeared, addressed the same words to the fish, received the same answer, and then overturned the pan and disappeared.
The black slave overturned the pan in the middle of the room, and the fish were turned to cinders.
"I want Peter Pan, who first gave the brute its taste for me."
"Did you hear them say Peter Pan's from home?" Smee whispered, fidgeting with Johnny Corkscrew.