nandi bear

noun, often capitalized N
nan·​di bear | \ ˈnändē- \

Definition of nandi bear

: a large carnivorous animal that is said to resemble a bear and has been reported repeatedly from parts of southern and eastern Africa

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History and Etymology for nandi bear

probably from Nandi, town in Kenya

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“Nandi bear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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