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Syrian bear

Definition of the noun syrian bear

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noun

  1. yellowish-grey Syrian brown bear

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Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

The Syrian bear, sometimes named as a distinct species, Ursus Syriacus, is better to be regarded as merely a local variety of the European and Asiatic brown bear, Ursus arctos. It still exists in small numbers in Lebanon and is fairly common in ...

Google previewHastings' Dictionary of the Bible (2015)

by Hastings, James

The Syrian bear (Ursus syriacus, Arab. dûbb) isstill fairly common in Hermon andthe AntiLebanon, and isoccasionally found in the Lebanonand east of the Jordan; it is practically extinct in Palestine.It is smaller and of alighter colour than the ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

The bear of the Bible has been identified with ahighdegree of certainty asthe Syrian bear. They maygrow ashigh as six feet and weigh as much as500 pounds. In biblical times the bear was a threat to vineyards and toherdsof sheep and goats ...

Google previewDr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible (1881)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by William Smith

The Syrian bear is more of a frugivorous habit than the brown hair ...

Google previewSmith's Bible Dictionary 1863 (2017)

4560 definitions and 66,887 cross-references by TruthBeTold Ministry, Joern Andre Halseth, William Smith

The Syrian bear, Ursus syriacus, which is without doubt the animal mentioned in the Bible s, is still found on the higher mountains of Palestine. During the summer months these bears keep to the ...

Google previewSmith's Bible Dictionary 1863 and King James Bible (2017)

by William Smith

The Syrian bear, Ursus syriacus, which is without doubt the animal mentioned in the Bible s, is still found on the higher mountains of Palestine. During the summer months these bears keep to the snowy parts of ...

Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of universal information; comprising a complete summary of the moral, mathematical, physical and natural sciences [&c., ed. by S.O. Beeton and J. Sherer. Wanting pt. 13]. (1861)

by Samuel Orchart Beeton

The Syrian bear (Urrut »griacu») is probably the oldrst on record. This bear it was that avenged the scoffing of the children at the prophet Elisha. The colour of the Syrian bear is stated by some to be brown, and by others to be white, spotted ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1886)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

comprise the Syrian bear In Lebanon, the pantner, Jackal, fox, hyena, wolf, wild boar, gazelle, and fallow-deer; the lion is now uukno .vn. The domestic animals are the Arabinn camel, ass, mule, horse, buffalo, or, and ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

Syrian bear, 75 ! Syringella, Gracilaria, 594 Syrniinae, 321 Syrnium, :. 24 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols (1992)

by Ellen Frankel, Betsy Platkin Teutsch

From biblical times until World War II, the golden Syrian bear roamed wild in the forests of the Middle East, menacing farmers and travelers. A symbol of power in biblical lore, it was especially noted for its ferocity. The young *David boasted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Nature (2008)

by Bron Taylor

the Syrian bear, the crocodile, the cheetah), beyond biodiversity damage, environ- mental impacts were minimal. Indeed, in ...

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