from The Century Dictionary.
- Bear-like; ursine; specifically, pertaining to or having the characters of the Arctoidea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective of or pertaining to the superfamily Arctoidea
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They are plantigrade, and are without a caecum or blind gut; the skull, however it may approach to a viverrine or feline shape, has still marked arctoid characteristics.
From what M. M.lne-Edwards describes, we may briefly epitomise that the premolarial dentition of the _Ailuropus_ is ailuroid or feline, and that the true molars are arctoid or ursine.
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