Definition of "arctos" []

  • The constellation of the Great Bear, Ursa Major. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "arctos" in a sentence
  • "On land, fish traveling upriver feed raptors such as foxes Vulpes vulpes schrenki and a dense population of brown bears Ursus arctos, which is amongst the densest in the world with average range of 15 square kilometers (km2)."
  • "But, if the arctos was a totem, that fact explains the Callisto story and Attic bear dance, while the philological theory -- Mr. Max Muller's theory -- does not explain it."
  • "Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) are very closely related to brown bears (Ursus arctos); it could be said they are just brown bears that have adapted to living in polar conditions."