native bear
Koala Ko*a"la, n. A tailless furry marsupial ({Phascolarctos cinereus}), found in Australia. The female carries her young on the back of her neck. Called also {Australian bear}, {koala bear}, {native bear}, and {native sloth}. The koala lives almost all of its life in trees, moves sluggishly like a sloth, and eats eucalyptus leaves almost exclusively. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Native bear — Native Na tive (n[=a] t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See {Nation}, and cf. {Na[ i]ve}, {Neif} a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander s opinion is, that the gods are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • native bear — koala statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Phascolarctos cinereus angl. koala; koala bear; native bear vok. Beutelbär; Koala rus. коала pranc. koala ryšiai: platesnis terminas – koalos sinonimas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • native bear — noun sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark • Syn: ↑koala, ↑koala bear, ↑kangaroo bear, ↑Phascolarctos cinereus • Hypernyms: ↑phalanger, ↑opossum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • native bear — noun Australian term for koala …   English new terms dictionary

  • native bear — /neɪtɪv ˈbɛə/ (say naytiv bair) noun → koala …   Australian English dictionary

  • No more sense than a native bear, and not half as good-looking — dumb …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • no more sense than a native bear, and not half as good-looking — Australian Slang dumb …   English dialects glossary

  • Bear Lake sculpin — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Native — Na tive (n[=a] t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See {Nation}, and cf. {Na[ i]ve}, {Neif} a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander s opinion is, that the gods are native,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Native American party — Native Na tive (n[=a] t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See {Nation}, and cf. {Na[ i]ve}, {Neif} a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander s opinion is, that the gods are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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