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Definition of "bruin" [bru•in]

  • A bear. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bruin" in a sentence
  • "Anyone who uses the word bruin -- and knows enough about sharks to correct my...”"
  • "In the Middle Ages, people called bears 'bruin' - the brown one - as speaking the word 'bear' was considered calling it and risking being eaten."
  • "So well aimed was his shot, that "bruin" rolled over, giving a few kicks with his thick legs."