usage notes: The word "bear" generally refers to the black bear, which may vary in color from white to light brown, dark chocolate brown and jet black.
see also: grizzly bear
Number of times this entry has been verified against the sources, including at the time of creation: 2
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- 1994, Dawn Bates, Thom Hess and Vi Hilbert, Lushootseed Dictionary, ISBN 0-295-97323-4, University of Washington Press, pp. 64, 160
- 1995, Thom Hess and Vi [taqʷšəblu] Hilbert, Lushootseed: The language of the Skagit Nisqually, and other tribes of Puget Sound, an Introduction: Book I, Lushootseed Press, ch. 1
- 1995, Thom Hess, Lushootseed Reader with Introductory Grammar. Vol. 1: Four Stories from Edward Sam, ISBN 9781879763111, University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics, no. 11, Missoula: University of Montana, pp. 30, 143, 168