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Fur Fur, a. Of or pertaining to furs; bearing or made of fur; as, a fur cap; the fur trade. [1913 Webster]

{Fur seal} (Zo["o]l.) one of several species of seals of the genera {Callorhinus} and {Arclocephalus}, inhabiting the North Pacific and the Antarctic oceans. They have a coat of fine and soft fur which is highly prized. The northern fur seal ({Callorhinus ursinus}) breeds in vast numbers on the Prybilov Islands, off the coast of Alaska; -- called also {sea bear}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sea bear — (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any fur seal. See under {Fur}. (b) The white bear. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea bear — noun 1. : fur seal 2. : polar bear * * * sea bear noun 1. The polar bear 2. The fur seal • • • Main Entry: ↑sea * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea bear — Seal Seal (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea-bear — šiaurinis jūrų lokys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Callorhinus ursinus angl. Alaska fur seal; northern fur seal; Pribilof fur seal; sea bear; sea cat vok. Bärenrobbe; nördlicher Seebär; Seebär rus.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • sea-bear — n. White bear, Polar bear …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sea bear — n. seal with fur; white bear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sea-bear — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bear — (b[^a]r), n. [OE. bere, AS. bera; akin to D. beer, OHG. bero, pero, G. b[ a]r, Icel. & Sw. bj[ o]rn, and possibly to L. fera wild beast, Gr. fh r beast, Skr. bhalla bear.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Ursus}, and of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bear baiting — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), n. [OE. bere, AS. bera; akin to D. beer, OHG. bero, pero, G. b[ a]r, Icel. & Sw. bj[ o]rn, and possibly to L. fera wild beast, Gr. fh r beast, Skr. bhalla bear.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Ursus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bear caterpillar — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), n. [OE. bere, AS. bera; akin to D. beer, OHG. bero, pero, G. b[ a]r, Icel. & Sw. bj[ o]rn, and possibly to L. fera wild beast, Gr. fh r beast, Skr. bhalla bear.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Ursus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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