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|Noun||1.||Ursus americanus - brown to black North American bear; smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear|
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
Euarctos, genus Euarctos - American black bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
cinnamon bear - reddish-brown color phase of the American black bear