polar bear

noun
a large white bear, Ursus maritimus, of the arctic regions.

Origin:
1775–85

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polar bear
 
n
a white carnivorous bear, Thalarctos maritimus, of coastal regions of the North Pole

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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.
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