Kodiak bear

noun
Ko·​di·​ak bear | \ ˈkō-dē-ˌak- How to pronounce Kodiak bear (audio) \

Definition of Kodiak bear

: a very large brown bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi) of Kodiak and adjacent islands off the southern coast of Alaska that feeds largely on salmon, plants, and berries

First Known Use of Kodiak bear

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kodiak bear

Kodiak Island, Alaska

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The first known use of Kodiak bear was in 1899

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“Kodiak bear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kodiak%20bear. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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