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Bruckeled
Bruckenthalia
Bruckenthalia spiculifolia
Bruckner
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Bruegel
Brueghel
Bruges
Brugge
Brugmansia
Brugmansia arborea
Brugmansia sanguinea
Brugmansia suaveolens
Bruh
Bruise
BRUISE; BRUISED
Bruised
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Brule
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bruin definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a conventional name for a bear used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'
2: large ferocious bear of Eurasia [syn: brown bear, bruin, Ursus arctos]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle Dutch, name of the bear in Reynard the Fox Date: 15th century bear 1

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a personal name used for a bear. Etymology: ME f. Du., = BROWN: used as a name in Reynard the Fox

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bruin Bru"in, n. [D. bruin brown. In the epic poem of ``Reynard the Fox'' the bear is so called from his color. See Brown, a.] A bear; -- so called in popular tales and fables.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. (Colloq.) Bear.




 


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