Polar bear

Definition of Polar bear

(Zool.) a large bear (Ursus maritimus syn. Thalarctos maritimus) inhabiting the arctic regions. It sometimes measures nearly nine feet in length and weighs 1,600 pounds. It is partially amphibious, very powerful, and the most carnivorous of all the bears. The fur is white, tinged with yellow. Called also White bear. See Bear.

See also: Polar

Related Words

bear, genus Thalarctos, ice bear, Thalarctos, Thalarctos maritimus, Ursus Maritimus
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