from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The brown bear of northwest North America, now considered a subspecies (Ursus arctos subsp. horribilis). Also called silvertip.
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- n. A North American subspecies, Ursus arctos horribilis, of the brown bear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a large and ferocious bear (Ursus horribilis) of Western North America and the Rocky Mountains. It is remarkable for the great length of its claws.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
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The carnival; the grizzly bear ripping away some of his shoulder meat; the bloody, unconscious but still-breathing form of the little boy; Radiant, Itazura, and Psy-4 running after Killaine; then blackness; coming to sometime later, strapped to a gurney; faces hidden behind surgical masks, looking down at him.
Looking like a cross between a grizzly bear and a lemur, Softsmooth plopped down on the floor and began cleaning herself.
When it comes to hunting, I know now how grateful I am that I was included in a fall hunt for grizzly bear in 1936 on the upper end of the Crandall Creek drainage, high above the Clarke’s Fork Valley, although I was only eight and had failed to learn to read in the first grade.
Now, where the huge grizzly bear came from that night was long a mystery, while the people of the Springs Brothers 'Circus, showing at Sausalito, searched long and vainly for "Big Ben, the Biggest Grizzly in Captivity."
Because of Glacier's active grizzly bear population the remains were not only evidence but meat, carrion.
Instead, we had two grease-soaked pancakes with a thick slab of fatty grizzly bear meat in between, wrapped in the oilpaper that people used back then.