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polar bear

noun
1.
a large white bear, Ursus maritimus, of the arctic regions.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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  • The poor old polar bear already suffered badly enough from the hunters.
  • Or peeking out of a tent and being face to face with a polar bear.
  • Unless you happen to live near their habitat, next time you visit the zoo, take a good look at the polar bear.
  • However, the polar bear's skull is structurally weaker.
  • One of the consequences of this is that grizzly bears are encroaching into polar bear territory.
  • The sad way a polar bear at the zoo, retracing its own steps in an endless loop, is fascinating.
  • If you believe in the importance of cuddly looking polar bear cubs today then the answer would have to be yes.
  • In case of an emergency such as a hungry polar bear, we'll hear a hand-held air horn instead.
  • Predictions of polar bear extinction may be what saves them.
  • Get ready for polar bear hugs with this bright long-sleeved tee and legging set.
British Dictionary definitions for polar bear

polar bear

noun
1.
a white carnivorous bear, Thalarctos maritimus, of coastal regions of the North Pole
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