bruin

Definitions of bruin
1

n large ferocious bear of Eurasia

Synonyms:
Ursus arctos, brown bear
Types:
Syrian bear, Ursus arctos syriacus
yellowish-grey Syrian brown bear
Ursus arctos horribilis, Ursus horribilis, grizzly, grizzly bear, silver-tip, silvertip
powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
Alaskan brown bear, Kodiak, Kodiak bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi, Ursus middendorffi
brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia
Type of:
bear
massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

n a conventional name for a bear used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'

Type of:
bear
massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

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