Ursus horribilis
Grizzly Griz"zly, a. Somewhat gray; grizzled. [1913 Webster]

Old squirrels that turn grizzly. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

{Grizzly bear} (Zo["o]l.), a large and ferocious bear ({Ursus horribilis}) of Western North America and the Rocky Mountains. It is remarkable for the great length of its claws. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ursus horribilis — 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

  • Ursus horribilis — noun powerful brownish yellow bear of the uplands of western North America • Syn: ↑grizzly, ↑grizzly bear, ↑silvertip, ↑silver tip, ↑Ursus arctos horribilis • Hypernyms: ↑brown bear, ↑bruin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ursus arctos — noun large ferocious bear of Eurasia • Syn: ↑brown bear, ↑bruin • Hypernyms: ↑bear • Hyponyms: ↑Syrian bear, ↑Ursus arctos syriacus, ↑grizzly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ursus arctos horribilis — noun powerful brownish yellow bear of the uplands of western North America • Syn: ↑grizzly, ↑grizzly bear, ↑silvertip, ↑silver tip, ↑Ursus horribilis • Hypernyms: ↑brown bear, ↑bruin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ursus arctos nelsoni —   Oso mexicano …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ursus Americanus — 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

  • Ursus arctos — 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

  • Ursus maritimus — 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

  • Ursus Syriacus — 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

  • Ursus —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Ursus (film, 1961).  …   Wikipédia en Français

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