genus Melursus

noun
sloth bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
Syn: ↑Melursus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ursidae, ↑family Ursidae
Member Meronyms: ↑sloth bear, ↑Melursus ursinus, ↑Ursus ursinus

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  • Melursus — prop. n. A genus of mammals including the sloth bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from {Ursus}. Syn: genus {Melursus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melursus — noun sloth bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus • Syn: ↑genus Melursus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ursidae, ↑family Ursidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melursus ursinus — noun common coarse haired long snouted bear of south central Asia • Syn: ↑sloth bear, ↑Ursus ursinus • Hypernyms: ↑bear • Member Holonyms: ↑Melursus, ↑genus Melursus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melursus labiatus — Sloth Sloth, n. [OE. slouthe, sleuthe, AS. sl?w?, fr. sl[=a]w slow. See {Slow}.] 1. Slowness; tardiness. [1913 Webster] These cardinals trifle with me; I abhor This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Disinclination to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melursus ursinus — Sloth Sloth, n. [OE. slouthe, sleuthe, AS. sl?w?, fr. sl[=a]w slow. See {Slow}.] 1. Slowness; tardiness. [1913 Webster] These cardinals trifle with me; I abhor This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Disinclination to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sloth Bear — Taxobox name = Sloth Bear fossil range = Late Pliocene to Early Pleistocene – Recent status = VU trend = unknown status system = iucn2.3 image width = 250px image caption = Sloth Bear in captivity at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of mammals in Nepal — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Nepal. There are 167 mammal species in Nepal, of which 1 is critically endangered, 11 are endangered, 20 are vulnerable, and 4 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List… …   Wikipedia

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