Definition of Euarctos americanus
1. Noun. Brown to black North American bear; smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear.
Generic synonyms: Bear
Group relationships: Euarctos, Genus Euarctos
Specialized synonyms: Cinnamon Bear
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euarctos Americanus
Literary usage of Euarctos americanus
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1. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"Ursus (Euarctos) americanus. BM Fur entirely uniform throughout, either black or brownish; hair darkest towards the tips ; nose brown; feet moderate ..."