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Main Entry: 1bear
Pronunciation: ba()r, be()r
Inflected Form(s): plural bears
Etymology: Old English bera "a bear" 1or plural bear: any of a family of large heavy mammals that have long shaggy hair and small tails and feed largely on fruit, plants, and insects as well as on flesh 2: a rude, burly, or clumsy person <a real bear in the morning> <a great bear of a man> 3: a person who sells stocks or bonds in the expectation that the price will go down - bear·ish /ba()r-ish, be()r-/ adjective