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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The white or polar bear, Ursus or Thalassarctos maritimus. See cut under bear.
  • n. The fur-seal Callorhinus ursinus, of the North Pacific, which affords the sealskin of commerce. (See fur-seal.)
  • n. See seiche.

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  • Per chevron sable and argent three sea-bears counterchanged -- blazoning of the FLOWERDEW coat-of-arms, Norfolk.

    October 6, 2011

  • a.k.a. ursine seal.

    August 26, 2008