WASHOE

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noun. the first chimpanzee to learn to correspond with others by utilizing the American sign language.

WASHOE: "Washoe was a female chimpanzee who effectively learned to communicate via American sign language. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "WASHOE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/washoe/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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