chaus definition

  • noun:
    • a lynxlike pet of Asia and Africa (Lynx Lybicus).
    • just like chouse, 1.
    • The marsh-lynx, Felis chaus, in-habiting portions of Asia and Africa.
    • [capitalized] A generic title of aquatic lynxes resembling the above mentioned: as, Chaus libyæus, the Libyan chaus, and C. caffer, the Kafir cat.
    • a lynxlike pet of Asia and Africa (Lynx Lybicus).
    • identical to chouse, 1.
    • The marsh-lynx, Felis chaus, in-habiting portions of Asia and Africa.
    • [capitalized] A generic name of the aquatic lynxes resembling the aforementioned: as, Chaus libyæus, the Libyan chaus, and C. caffer, the Kafir cat.

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