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- n. A relatively small species of bear, Helarctos malayanus, found in Southeast Asia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a species of bear (Helarctos Malayanus) native of Southern Asia and Borneo. It has a small head and short neck, and fine short glossy fur, mostly black, but brownish on the nose. It is easily tamed. Called also bruang, and Malayan bear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bear of the genus Helarctos; the bruang, or Malay bear. H. malayanus, of small size and slender form, with a close black coat and a white mark on the throat. See cut under bruang.
- n. The Tibetan bear, Ursus thibetanus.
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