somewhat gray; grayish.
having hair that is gray; gray-haired.
a device for screening ore, consisting of a row of iron or steel bars.
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How to use grizzly in a sentence
In the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, where his studies are focused, grizzlies have tripled their range over the past 40 years, and the overlap between human use areas and grizzly territory has grown wider.Bear Attack Fatalities Are Up This Year. Is it a Trend, or Just a Coincidence? | syadron | August 1, 2021 | Outside Online
When a hulking grizzly bear and her two cubs wandered into a clearing near a parking lot at Yellowstone National Park on May 10, a woman pulled out her phone to snap photos.A mother bear rushed a woman snapping a photo of her cubs. Now, the parkgoer is facing federal charges. | Katie Shepherd | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
It was a scene that would have felt more at home in Lawrence of Arabia, not thirty-five miles north of the Arctic Circle in a land where grizzly bears roam.Sit Slack-Jawed Under the Northern Lights at Kobuk Valley National Park | mturner | July 29, 2021 | Outside Online
There was no electricity, just a generator as-needed and its grizzly hum, hooked up to the space heater or his breathing equipment.My Father's Life Was Shaped by Racism. So Was His Death | Savala Nolan | July 16, 2021 | Time
I had seen grizzlies in Denali, sure, but never on foot and not this close up.It’s Grizzly-Viewing Season in Katmai National Park | Emily Pennington | June 24, 2021 | Outside Online
“Management” in this situation means issuing permits for trophy grizzly hunts.
The Reservation is sovereign Indian land, and the grizzly is a sacred animal to these tribes.
Current human-caused grizzly mortality is at a near record high: 56 killed in 2012.
FWS submitted a formal rule and delisted the grizzly in 2007, but was sued by wildlife groups.
Experts generally consider known mortality to represent about half of actual grizzly bear deaths for the ecosystem.
Besides, there was the ever unceasing grizzly spectre of poverty dangling before Jessie's eyes.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
It was but a short ride to Bear Rock, so named because a huge boulder so resembled the head of 76 a ferocious grizzly.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O | Clair Blank
I bought some candy, and gave it to the monkeys and the Rocky Mountain grizzly bears.Harper's Young People, November 30, 1880 | Various
Little Raven suddenly identified them as cubs of the grizzly bear.Three Sioux Scouts | Elmer Russell Gregor
Archie Lawanne came back downstream with two grizzly pelts, and Hollister met Bland for the first time.The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for grizzly
somewhat grey; grizzled
See grizzly bear
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