• Definition for "lynx"
    • some of several wildcats associated with genus Lynx,…
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    • The European lynx (_felis lynx_), and…
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lynx definition

  • noun:
    • some of several wildcats associated with genus Lynx, specifically L. canadensis of northern united states or L. lynx of Eurasia, having smooth thick fur, a black-tipped quick end, and tufted ears.
    • any one of a number of medium sized crazy cats, mainly of genus Lynx.
    • Any one of a few types of feline creatures associated with genus Felis, and subgenus Lynx. They've a quick tail, and usually a pencil of tresses on tip associated with ears.
    • the northern constellations.
    • A wild pet with a short tail, penciled ears, and 28 teeth, belonging to the household Felidæ and genus Lynx, for instance the caracal, the loup-cervier, and others.
    • [capitalized] A genus of Felidæ lacking the front upper premolar for the true kitties; the lynxes.
    • [capitalized] a tiny northern constellation introduced by Hevelius in 1690, title being opted for because sharp-sightedness of a lynx must differentiate some of its performers.
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    • short-tailed wildcats with generally tufted ears; respected for his or her fur
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