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polar bear

n.
A large, white-furred bear (Ursus maritimus) living in Arctic regions.

polar bear

n
(Animals) a white carnivorous bear, Thalarctos maritimus, of coastal regions of the North Pole

po′lar bear`


n.
a large white bear, Ursus (Thalarctos) maritimus, of arctic regions.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polar bear - white bear of Arctic regionspolar bear - white bear of Arctic regions  
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
genus Thalarctos, Thalarctos - polar bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
Translations
الدُّب القُطْبيالدُّبُ القُطْبِيّ
lední medvěd
isbjørn
EisbärPolarbär
jääkaru
jääkarhu
polarni medvjed
jegesmedve
beruang kutub
ísbjörnhvítabjörn
北極グマ
북극곰
urs polar
ľadový medveď
severni medved
isbjörn
หมีขั้วโลก
gấu bắc cực

polar bear

nPolarbär m, → Eisbär m

polar bear

norso/a bianco/a

pole1

(pəul) noun
1. the north or south end of the Earth's axis. the North/South Pole.
2. the points in the heavens opposite the Earth's North and South Poles, around which stars seem to turn.
3. either of the opposite ends of a magnet. The opposite poles of magnets attract each other.
4. either of the opposite terminals of an electric battery. the positive/negative pole.
ˈpolar adjective
of the earth's North or South Pole or the region around it. the polar ice-cap; the polar region.
polar bear
a type of bear found near the North Pole.
the ˈpole star noun
(also the Pole Star) the star that is in the sky over the North Pole.
be poles apart
to be as different or as far apart as possible.

polar bear

الدُّبُ القُطْبِيّ lední medvěd isbjørn Eisbär πολική αρκούδα oso polar jääkarhu ours polaire polarni medvjed orso polare 北極グマ 북극곰 poolbeer isbjørn niedźwiedź polarny urso polar полярный медведь isbjörn หมีขั้วโลก kutup ayısı gấu bắc cực 北极熊
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