• IninewCrow
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    1 month ago

    Isn’t this the origin of the modern name ‘bear’ … which comes from an older word for the colour ‘brown’ … because ancient people in Europe were so fearful of this beast that they didn’t want to call it by its name and instead refer to it as the ‘brown one’ … or just the ‘brown’

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear