bearlike
adjective see bear I

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  • bearlike — adjective a) Having physical or temperamental characteristics like those of a bear. b) Like that of a bear; as, bearlike fur …   Wiktionary

  • bearlike — adj. of a bear, resembling a bear, similar to a bear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Old English sheepdog — one of an English breed of large working dogs having a long, shaggy, gray or blue merle and white coat that hangs over the eyes, and a bobbed tail, originally developed to drive sheep and cattle. [1885 90] * * * Shaggy working dog developed in… …   Universalium

  • Ailuropoda melanoleuca — panda pan da (p[a^]n d[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small Asiatic mammal ({Ailurus fulgens}) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ailurus fulgens — panda pan da (p[a^]n d[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small Asiatic mammal ({Ailurus fulgens}) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giant panda — panda pan da (p[a^]n d[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small Asiatic mammal ({Ailurus fulgens}) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lesser panda — panda pan da (p[a^]n d[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small Asiatic mammal ({Ailurus fulgens}) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panda — pan da (p[a^]n d[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small Asiatic mammal ({Ailurus fulgens}) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bear — I. noun (plural bears) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English bere, from Old English bera; akin to Old English brūn brown more at brown Date: before 12th century 1. (or pl bear) any of a family (Ursidae of the order Carnivora) of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Callisto (mythology) — In Greek mythology, Callisto was a nymph of Artemis. Transformed into a bear and set among the stars, she was the bear mother of the Arcadians, through her son Arcas. MythAs a follower of Artemis, Callisto, whom Hesiod said [In his lost Astronomy …   Wikipedia

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