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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Grizzly — may refer to:* Grizzly bear ( Ursus arctos horribilis ), a subspecies of the brown bear native to North America * Grizzly (comics), a Marvel Comics character and enemy of Spider Man * Grizzly battle tank, a unit available to the Allies in *… …   Wikipedia

  • grizzly — GRÍZZLY s.m. Rasă de urs brun, de talie mare, agresiv, care trăieşte în America de Nord (Ursus arctos horribilis). – cuv. engl. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  grízzly s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • grizzly — bear UK [ˌɡrɪzlɪ ˈbeə(r)] / US [ˈɡrɪzlɪ ˌber] or grizzly UK / US noun [countable] Word forms grizzly bear : singular grizzly bear plural grizzly bears a very large bear with brown fur that lives in the mountains of the north western US …   English dictionary

  • Grizzly — Griz zly, n.; pl. {Grizzlies}. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A grizzly bear. See under {Grizzly}, a. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. In hydraulic mining, gratings used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices. [Local, U. S.] Raymond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grizzly — 1590s, from grizzle gray (see GRIZZLED (Cf. grizzled)) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Grizzly bear (ursus horribilis) is first recorded 1807 but belongs rather to GRISLY (Cf. grisly) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grizzly — [griz′lē] adj. grizzlier, grizzliest grayish; grizzled n. pl. grizzlies short for GRIZZLY BEAR …   English World dictionary

  • grizzly — /ingl. ɡrɪzlɪ/ s. m. inv. orso grigio …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • grizzly — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. grizli] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mż ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} duży (ok. 2,5 m długości), bardzo silny, drapieżny niedźwiedź, żyjący głównie w Górach Skalistych; ma długą brunatną, rudą lub szarą sierść, świetnie pływa,… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • grizzly — grizzli ou grizzly [ grizli ] n. m. • 1902, 1866; var. grisly 1860; angl. amér. grizzly (bear) « (ours) grisâtre », de grizzle « gris » ♦ Ours brun des montagnes Rocheuses. Des grizzlis, des grizzlys. grizzly ou grizzli n. m. Grand ours gris… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Grizzly — Grizzli  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Grizzly (comics).  …   Wikipédia en Français

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