Definition of cinnamon bear in US English:

cinnamon bear


  • A North American black bear of a variety with reddish-brown hair.

    • ‘That boy put up a fight like a welter-weight cinnamon bear.’
    • ‘The cinnamon bear was stretched across the rack of the state vehicle.’
    • ‘Black is the most often encountered color, but brown or cinnamon bears are often seen in southcentral Alaska and the southeastern mainland.’
    • ‘The most striking difference between a cinnamon bear and any other black bear is the cinnamon bear's brown or red-brown fur.’
    • ‘The sight of a huge cinnamon bear nosing among the cans and bottles rewarded his effort.’


cinnamon bear

/ˈsinəmən be(ə)r/