Selenarctos

noun
Sel·​en·​arc·​tos | \ ˌselə̇nˈärktəs, -ˌtäs\

Definition of Selenarctos

: a genus of mammals (family Ursidae) that includes the Asiatic black bear and is often regarded as indistinguishable from Ursus

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History and Etymology for Selenarctos

New Latin, from selen- entry 1 + Greek arktos bear

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