dubb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دب (dubb) "bear", from Common Semitic. The anglicization appears only rarely or ad hoc. One Richard Pockocke in 1738 reported that the dubber was seen only rarely in Egypt. (Bernd Brunner, Bears: a brief history, Yale University Press, 2007, p. 73)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Homophone: dub

Noun[edit]

dubb (plural dubbs)

  1. The Syrian brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus)

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