What does bruin mean?

bruin meaning in General Dictionary

A bear so called in preferred tales and fables

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  • a conventional name for a bear found in reports following use in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'
  • big ferocious bear of Eurasia
  • A bear; -- so-called in well-known stories and fables.

bruin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"bear," late 15c., from Middle Dutch Bruin, title of bear in "Reynard the Fox" fables; actually "brown;" cognate with Old English brun (see brown (adj.)).

bruin meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) A bear; -- so named in well-known reports and fables.

Sentence Examples with the word bruin

There, leave Bruin alone; here's a bet on.

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