Definition of ursine
1 : of or relating to a bear or the bear family (Ursidae)
2 : suggesting or characteristic of a bear a lumbering ursine gait
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One reason for this is their personal connection to one of their characters; Sterling is named after their childhood pet, a golden retriever who shared a lot of personality traits with his ursine namesake.
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Origin and Etymology of ursine
Latin ursinus, from ursus bear — more at arctic
First Known Use: circa 1550
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