Kodiak bear

Kodiak bear

noun
a large, brown bear, Ursus (arctos ) middendorffi, inhabiting coastal areas of Alaska and British Columbia, that grows to a length of 9 feet (2.7 meters).
Also called Kodiak.


Origin:
1895–1900

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Kodiak bear or Kodiak
 
n
a large variety of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, inhabiting the west coast of Alaska and neighbouring islands, esp Kodiak
 
Kodiak or Kodiak
 
n

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