2. [syn: brown bear, bruin, Ursus arctos]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
bruin \bru"in\, n. [D. bruin brown. In the epic poem of "Reynard
the Fox" the bear is so called from his color. See Brown,
A bear; -- so called in popular tales and fables.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a conventional name for a bear used in tales following
usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'
2: large ferocious bear of Eurasia [syn: brown bear, bruin,
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
Brown University Interactive Language.
A simple interactive language with PL/I-like syntax, for
["Meeting the Computational Requirements of the University,
Brown University Interactive Language", R.G. Munck, Proc 24th
ACM Conf, 1969].
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Bruin, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
Population (2000): 534
Housing Units (2000): 228
Land area (2000): 1.729403 sq. miles (4.479132 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.729403 sq. miles (4.479132 sq. km)
FIPS code: 09528
Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
Location: 41.057142 N, 79.730051 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 16022
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.