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honey bear

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  1. a kinkajou.
  2. sun bear.
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Origin of honey bear

First recorded in 1830–40
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Historical Examples

  • It is also known as the aswail and the honey-bear, the last name being also given to the Malay bear and the kinkajou.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4


British Dictionary definitions for honey bear

honey bear

  1. another name for kinkajou, sun bear
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