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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ko′diak bear`(n.)

  1. a large brown bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi, inhabiting coastal areas of Alaska and British Columbia.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of Kodiak bear:

1895–1900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alaskan brown bear, Kodiak bear, Kodiak, Ursus middendorffi, Ursus arctos middendorffi(noun)

    brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia

Wiktionary

  1. Kodiak bear(Noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Kodiak bear

    The Kodiak bear, also known as the Kodiak brown bear or the Alaskan grizzly bear, occupies the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago in South-Western Alaska. Its name in the Alutiiq language is Taquka-aq. It is the largest subspecies of brown bear and one of the two largest members of the bear family, the other being the polar bear.

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