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sloth bear

noun

Definition of SLOTH BEAR

:  a forest-dwelling bear (Melurus ursinus) of India and adjacent regions that has long black hair, very large claws, and a long snout and that feeds chiefly on insects
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First Known Use of SLOTH BEAR

1835

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