Bay lynx
Bay Bay (b[=a]), a. [F. bai, fr. L. badius brown, chestnut-colored; -- used only of horses.] Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses. [1913 Webster]

{Bay cat} (Zo["o]l.), a wild cat of Africa and the East Indies ({Felis aurata}).

{Bay lynx} (Zo["o]l.), the common American lynx ({Lynx lynx}, formerly {Felis rufa} or {Lynx rufa}). [1913 Webster]


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  • bay lynx — ☆ bay lynx n. BOBCAT …   English World dictionary

  • bay lynx — noun small lynx of North America • Syn: ↑bobcat, ↑Lynx rufus • Hypernyms: ↑lynx, ↑catamount * * * noun Etymology: bay (I) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bay lynx — bobcat. [1775 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lynx lynx — Bay Bay (b[=a]), a. [F. bai, fr. L. badius brown, chestnut colored; used only of horses.] Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; applied to the color of horses. [1913 Webster] {Bay cat} (Zo[ o]l.), a wild cat of Africa and the East Indies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bay — (b[=a]), a. [F. bai, fr. L. badius brown, chestnut colored; used only of horses.] Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; applied to the color of horses. [1913 Webster] {Bay cat} (Zo[ o]l.), a wild cat of Africa and the East Indies ({Felis… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bay cat — Bay Bay (b[=a]), a. [F. bai, fr. L. badius brown, chestnut colored; used only of horses.] Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; applied to the color of horses. [1913 Webster] {Bay cat} (Zo[ o]l.), a wild cat of Africa and the East Indies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lynx rufa — Bay Bay (b[=a]), a. [F. bai, fr. L. badius brown, chestnut colored; used only of horses.] Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; applied to the color of horses. [1913 Webster] {Bay cat} (Zo[ o]l.), a wild cat of Africa and the East Indies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lynx — (l[i^][ng]ks), n. [L. lynx, lyncis, Gr. ly gx; akin to AS. lox, G. luchs, prob. named from its sharp sight, and akin to E. light. See {Light}, n., and cf. {Ounce} an animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of feline animals of the genus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lynx lynx — (l[i^][ng]ks), n. [L. lynx, lyncis, Gr. ly gx; akin to AS. lox, G. luchs, prob. named from its sharp sight, and akin to E. light. See {Light}, n., and cf. {Ounce} an animal.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of feline animals of the genus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lynx — /lɪŋks / (say lingks) noun (plural lynxes, lynx) any of various wildcats of the genus Lynx, having long limbs and short tail, and usually with tufted ears, as the Eurasian lynx, L. lynx, the bay lynx or bobcat, L. rufus, a common North American… …   Australian English dictionary

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