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  1. Ursus, genus Ursus(noun)

    type genus of Ursidae: brown bears; in some classifications genus Ursus includes all bears

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ursus(noun)

    a genus of Carnivora including the common bears

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  1. Ursus

    Ursus is a genus in the family Ursidae that includes the widely distributed brown bears, the polar bear, and black bears. The name is derived from the Latin ursus, meaning bear.

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