WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
bear•skin /ˈbɛrˌskɪn/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Clothingthe skin of a bear.
  2. Clothinga tall, black fur cap forming part of a dress uniform in some armies.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
bear•skin  (bârskin′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Clothingthe skin or pelt of a bear.
  2. Clothinga tall, black fur cap forming part of the dress uniform of a soldier in some armies.
  • bear2 + skin 1670–80


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bearskin /ˈbɛəˌskɪn/ n
  1. the pelt of a bear, esp when used as a rug
  2. a tall helmet of black fur worn by certain regiments in the British Army



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