A genus of Carnivora including the common bears.(noun)
Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "ursus" in a sentence
"Having hunted, professionally, all species of bear in Alaska, including polar bear, grizzly bear, giant ursus gyas on the Alaska Peninsula and black bear where-ever, I have a lot of respect for WILD BEARS but no respect for garbage bears nor for bear that think they can live in my backyard and control my life, destroy my proptery and endanger my family."
"Weirdly, Jon and I were talking about the etymology of the German word for bear this morning, and how it comes from the word for brown, instead of the latin root ursus or ursa."
"Your colleague rev ursus, what church accomodates views like his? but methinks he is a joker or maybe a black bear (ursus) o.u. October 1st, 2008 5: 09pm"