Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A large brown bear inhabiting a cluster of islands in Alaska and often considered a subspecies (Ursus arctos subsp. middendorffi).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A large brown bear (Ursus middendorffi syn. Ursus arctos middendorffi) of coastal Alaska and British Columbia related to the grizzly bear; called also Kodiak bear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A large species of brown bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi, found in throughout the Rocky Mountains and the northwest of North America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Kodiak (Island).]

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