Definition of polar bear in English:

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polar bear

Pronunciation: /ˈpōlər be(ə)r/

noun

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A large white arctic bear that lives mainly on the pack ice. It is a powerful swimmer and feeds chiefly on seals.
  • Thalarctos maritimus, family Ursidae.
Example sentences
  • If you doubt that, consider which bear will live more effectively if transported to the tropics - a polar bear or a black bear.
  • A hundred other wildlife species, from polar bears to Arctic foxes, also rely on this unique wild jewel.
  • Multiple bear species, including polar bears and grizzlies, have been crossbred in zoos.

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Syllabification: po·lar bear

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