Kodiak bear

noun Ko·di·ak bear \ˈkō-dē-ˌak-\

Definition of Kodiak bear

  1. :  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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