Felis pardina
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 {Felis}, and subgenus {Lynx}. They have a short tail, and usually a pencil of hair on the tip of the ears. [1913 Webster]

Note: Among the well-known species are the European lynx ({Felis borealis}); the Canada lynx or loup-cervier ({Felis Canadensis} syn. {Lynx lynx}); the bay lynx of America ({Felis rufa}), and its western spotted variety (var. maculata); and the pardine lynx ({Felis pardina}) of Southern Europe.

2. (Astron.) One of the northern constellations. [1913 Webster]


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  • Felis pardina — Pardine Par dine, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Spotted like a pard. [1913 Webster] {Pardine lynx} (Zo[ o]l.), a species of lynx ({Felis pardina}) inhabiting Southern Europe. Its color is rufous, spotted with black. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felis borealis — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felis Canadensis — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felis rufa — 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 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

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  • Luchs [1] — Luchs (Lynx Js. Geoffr.), Untergattung der Raubtiergattung Katze (Felis L.), hochbeinige Tiere mit mäßig großem Kopf, Ohrpinseln, meist starkem Backenbart und kurzem, oft stummelhaftem Schwanz. Der Sumpfluchs (Stiefelluchs, F. Chaus Temm.), 70–75 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pardine — Par dine, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Spotted like a pard. [1913 Webster] {Pardine lynx} (Zo[ o]l.), a species of lynx ({Felis pardina}) inhabiting Southern Europe. Its color is rufous, spotted with black. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pardine lynx — Pardine Par dine, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Spotted like a pard. [1913 Webster] {Pardine lynx} (Zo[ o]l.), a species of lynx ({Felis pardina}) inhabiting Southern Europe. Its color is rufous, spotted with black. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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