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
Origin and Etymology of kodiak bear
Kodiak Island, Alaska
First Known Use: 1899
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