Spectacled bear
Spectacled Spec"ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster]

As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin, resembling spectacles. [1913 Webster]

{Spectacled bear} (Zo["o]l.), a South American bear ({Tremarclos ornatus}) which inhabits the high mountains of Chili and Peru. It has a light-colored ring around each eye.

{Spectacled coot}, or {Spectacled duck} (Zo["o]l.), the surf scoter, or surf duck. [Local, U.S.]

{Spectacled eider} (Zo["o]l.) See {Eider}.

{Spectacled goose} (Zo["o]l.), the gannet.

{Spectacled snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cobra de capello. [1913 Webster]


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  • spectacled bear — noun Date: 1835 a black or dark brown bear (Tremarctos ornatus) of the Andes mountains with white markings encircling the eyes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • spectacled bear — /spɛktəkəld ˈbɛər/ (say spektuhkuhld bair) noun a small, shaggy, black bear, Tremarctos ornatus, of South America …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Spectacled — Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin, resembling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spectacled coot — Spectacled Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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