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genus Ursus

Definition of the noun genus ursus

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

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Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1820)

by Abraham Rees

Mvlela Zibelina Sable or Fisher Weefel GENUs URsus・・・ 21. Lettered QUADRUPEns Order Fere Genus Urfus (Nonumberon the Plate) Ur/ar Almericanur American Bear Ur/irmaritimur (Gmel.) Polar Bear Ur/armarinur ( Pallas) U Albus Brif ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Genus URSUs. The upper jaw not greatly exceeding the lower; a small obtuse tooth behind each tusk, and then a vacant space to the grinders; the second cutting tooth in the lower jaw not projecting into the mouth; body not lengthened in ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1914)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

tue name of several large plantigrade carnivorous mammals of the genus Ursus. They belong to the canine branch of carnivores, the dog and the bear having a common ancestor, Amphicyon of the Miocene Age. Like the dog they ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

have yielded remains offossilbears, genus Ursus, whichare completelyabsent inAfrican deposits south ofthe Sahara ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1820)

Plates by Abraham Rees

ORDER FEILHÈ GENUS URSUS. 'í'tnîf 2. U.Marjtù1ms.__.

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