Selenarctos

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

Definition of Selenarctos

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

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Origin and Etymology of selenarctos

New Latin, from 1selen- + Greek arktos bear — more at arctic


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