polar bear


noun

a large white bear, Ursus maritimus, of the arctic regions.

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Origin of polar bear

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for polar bear

polar bear

noun

a white carnivorous bear, Thalarctos maritimus, of coastal regions of the North Pole
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