ursid
a) Any member of the family Ursidae, the bears.
b) Any meteor from a radiant in the constellation Ursa Minor

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  • ursid — /err sid/, n. any plantigrade carnivore of the family Ursidae, comprising the spectacled bear, the black, brown, and sun bears, and various extinct species that also gave rise to the giant panda of the family Ailuropodidae. [ < NL Ursidae, equiv …   Universalium

  • ursid — ur·sid …   English syllables

  • ursid — ur•sid [[t]ˈɜr sɪd[/t]] n. zool. mam any plantigrade carnivore of the family Ursidae, comprising the black bear, brown bear, polar bear, sun bear, and sloth bear • Etymology: 1920–25; < NL Ursidae=Urs(us) a genus (L: bear) …   From formal English to slang

  • ursid — I. ˈərsə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin Ursidae : of or relating to the Ursidae II. noun ( s) : a mammal of the family Ursidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ursid hybrid — An ursid hybrid is an animal with parents from two different species or subspecies of the Ursidae (bear) family. Species and subspecies of bear known to have produced offspring with another bear species or subspecies include brown bears, black… …   Wikipedia

  • Grizzly–polar bear hybrid — Polar/brown bear hybrid, Rothschild Museum, Tring Polar/brown bear hybrid, Rothschild Museum, Tring A grizzly–polar bear hybr …   Wikipedia

  • Ursids — The Ursids meteor activity begins annually around December 17th and runs for a week plus, until the 25th or 26th. This meteor shower is named for its radiant point which is located near the star Beta Ursae Minoris (Kochab) in the constellation… …   Wikipedia

  • 8P/Tuttle — Discovery Discovered by: Horace Parnell Tuttle Discovery date: January 5, 1858 Alternate designations: 1790 II; 1858 I; 1871 III; 1885 IV; 1899 III; 1912 …   Wikipedia

  • American black bear — Temporal range: Late Pliocene Early Pleistocene to recent At Lake Louise, Alberta Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • медвежьи — — [http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/alphabetic?langcode=en] EN ursid A family of mammals in the order Carnivora including the bears and their allies. (Source: MGH) [http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/alphabetic?langcode=en] Тематики охрана… …   Справочник технического переводчика

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