polar bear

noun

Definition of polar bear

  1. :  a large creamy-white carnivorous bear (Ursus maritimus synonym Thalarctos maritimus) that inhabits arctic regions

Illustration of polar bear

1769

First Known Use of polar bear

1769


POLAR BEAR Defined for English Language Learners

polar bear

noun

Definition of polar bear for English Language Learners

  • : a large white bear that lives near the North Pole


POLAR BEAR Defined for Kids

polar bear

noun

Definition of polar bear for Students

  1. :  a large creamy-white bear of arctic regions



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