a great ape with large ears, mainly black coloration, and lighter skin on the face, native to the forests of west and central Africa. Chimpanzees show advanced behaviour such as the making and using of tools.
Genus Pan, family Pongidae: the common chimpanzee (P. troglodytes) and the bonobo
mid 18th century: from French chimpanzé, from Kikongo
chimpanzee in other Oxford dictionaries
Definition of chimpanzee in the US English dictionary