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cinnamon bear

n.
A subspecies of the North American black bear (Ursus americanus subsp. cinnamomum) that has a reddish-brown coat.

cinnamon bear

n
(Animals) a reddish-brown variety of the American black bear. See black bear1

cin′namon bear`


n.
a cinnamon-colored variety of the black bear of North America.
[1815–25]
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Noun1.cinnamon bear - reddish-brown color phase of the American black bearcinnamon bear - reddish-brown color phase of the American black bear
American black bear, Euarctos americanus, Ursus americanus, black bear - brown to black North American bear; smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear
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