honey bear


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honey bear

n.
1. See kinkajou.
3. See sun bear.

honey bear

n
(Animals) another name for kinkajou, sun bear

kin•ka•jou

(ˈkɪŋ kəˌdʒu)

n., pl. -jous.
a brownish arboreal mammal, Potos flavus, of the raccoon family, of tropical America, having a prehensile tail.
[1790–1800; < French: wolverine (misapplied by Buffon to Potos flavus), earlier quincajou, appar. a conflation of carcajou with Ojibwa kwi·nkwaˀa·ke· a cognate word]
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Noun1.honey bear - arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tailhoney bear - arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
procyonid - plantigrade carnivorous mammals
genus Potos, Potos - a genus of Procyonidae
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