lynx: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lingks), [key]
— pl. gen. lynx•es, lynx Lyn•cis
  1. any of several wildcats of the genus Lynx (or Felis), having long limbs, a short tail, and usually tufted ears, esp. L. lynxof Canada and the northern U.S., having grayish-brown fur marked with white.
  2. (cap.)a northern constellation between Ursa Major and Auriga.
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