Definition of Arctoid

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to the superfamily Arctoidea ¹



2. Adjective. ursine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arctoid

1. bearlike [adj] - See also: bearlike

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arctoid

arctic regions
arctic roll
arctic rolls
arctic skua
arctic tern
arctic terns
arctic willow
arctically
arctics
arctiid
arctiid moth
arctiids
arctisca
arctite
arctogeal
arctoid (current term)
arctoidea
arctophile
arctophilia
arctophily
arcturus
arcual
arcuate
arcuate arteries of kidney
arcuate artery
arcuate artery of the kidney
arcuate crest
arcuate crest of arytenoid cartilage
arcuate eminence
arcuate fasciculus

Literary usage of Arctoid

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"The foramina of the skull are rather arctoid in character. ... The arctoid series would seem to be entirely of Old World origin and to be comparatively late ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"The foramina of the skull are rather arctoid in character. ... The arctoid series would seem to be entirely of Old World origin and to be comparatively late ..."

3. Year-book of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"... and arctoid^ being very welcome extensions of the late Sir W. Flower's, in these names were originally introduced. " Man and the Apes " under his ..."

4. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1900)
"... and arctoid branches. The former continuing on through Cynodon and ... The great arctoid branch may have given off a limb ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Somewhat ursine; bear-like to some extent; representing the arctoid series of carnivores ... one of several small animals of the arctoid or ursine series, ..."

6. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1869)
"... showing that it conforms to the arctoid type. ... and arctoid groups. The absence of Cowper's glands, or of a prominent prostate would be more decisive. ..."

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