dubb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دُبّ (dubb, bull), from Proto-Semitic. The anglicization appears only rarely or ad hoc. One Richard Pockocke in 1738 reported that the dubber was seen only rarely in Egypt.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Homophone: dub

Noun[edit]

dubb (plural dubbs)

  1. The Syrian brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bernd Brunner, Bears: a brief history, Yale University Press, 2007, p. 73)