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polar bear

noun

: a large white bear that lives near the North Pole

Full Definition of POLAR BEAR

:  a large creamy-white carnivorous bear (Ursus maritimus syn. Thalarctos maritimus) that inhabits arctic regions

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First Known Use of POLAR BEAR

1781

Rhymes with POLAR BEAR

POLAR BEAR Defined for Kids

polar bear

noun

Definition of POLAR BEAR for Kids

:  a large creamy-white bear of arctic regions

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