By SARA GRUEN
Sara Gruen's busy novel, which concerns six bonobos and the people who conduct language studies with them, addresses a vast sweep of animal-human issues.
Reviewed by LEAH HAGER COHEN
n., pl., -bos.
An anthropoid ape (Pan paniscus) of north-central Congo (formerly Zaire), having black hair and more arboreal habits than the common chimpanzee (P. troglodytes). Also called pygmy chimpanzee.
[Of central African origin.]ar·bo·re·al (är-bôr'ē-əl, -bōr'-)
- Relating to or resembling a tree.
- Living in trees; arboreous: arboreal apes.
[From Latin arboreus, from arbor, tree.]arboreally ar·bo're·al·ly adv.
|arboreous||(adjective) Abounding in trees.|
|Usage:||Oregon's arboreous landscape is both beautiful and serene.|