white bear

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noun


Nearby words

  1. white ash,
  2. white aspen,
  3. white australia policy,
  4. white bacon,
  5. white bass,
  6. white bear lake,
  7. white belt,
  8. white birch,
  9. white blood cell,
  10. white blood cells

Origin of white bear

First recorded in 1590–1600

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Examples from the Web for white bear

  • The most notable animals are the white-bear, the musk-ox, the reindeer, and the whalebone whale.

  • Sometimes they would visit the nursery, where curly-headed, rosy cherubs played upon a white-bear rug in the firelight.

    Seventeen|Booth Tarkington


British Dictionary definitions for white bear

white bear

noun

another name for polar bear
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