Lynx caracal
Caracal Car"a*cal (k[a^]r"[.a]*k[a^]l), n. [F. caracal, fr. Turk qarahqootaq; qarah black + qootaq ear.] (Zo["o]l.) A lynx ({Felis caracal} syn. {Lynx caracal}). It is a native of Africa and Asia. Its ears are black externally, and tipped with long black hairs. [1913 Webster]

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