Definitions for ursineˈɜr saɪn, -sɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ur•sineˈɜr saɪn, -sɪn(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to a bear or bears; bearlike.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of ursine:

1540–50; < L ursīnus=urs(us) bear +-īnus -ine1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ursine(adj)

    of or relating to or similar to bears


  1. ursine(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of bears.

  2. ursine(Adjective)

    Covered in stiff bristles.

  3. Origin: Mid 16th century, from ursinus, adjectival form of ursus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ursine(adj)

    of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear


  1. Ursine

    Ursine is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. It is located in the foothills of the White Rock Mountains on Eagle Valley about two miles downstream from the Eagle Valley Reservoir and Spring Valley State Park. The population was 91 at the 2010 census.

Anagrams of ursine

  1. insure, inures, nursie


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