Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Felinae — the lynxes.
  • proper n. A faint spring constellation of the northern sky. It lies north of the constellation Cancer.

Etymologies

From Latin lynx ("lynx"). Named by the astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687. The constellation is said to be so faint that one needs the eyes of a lynx to see it. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Twenty-eight terrestrial mammals are found in the park and preserve, including grey wolf Canis lupus (V), brown bear Ursus arctos, black bear U. americanus, wolverine Gulo luscus, river otter Lutra canadensis, Canadian lynx Lynx canadensis, black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus, moose Alces alces and mountain goat Oreamnos americanus.

    Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, United States

  • While it is noted a swimming membrane between your fingers, this is no more developed than that of a red lynx Lynx rufus is therefore not considered an adaptation for fishing.

    Animal Planet: Recognizing the Boundaries

  • The Lynx is designed to provide passengers a short period of weightlessness and then land on a strip like a conventional plane.

    XCOR Aerospace Seeks Curacao Spaceport

  • I suggest changing your IM status on all services to something in lines with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx is here!

    Let’s Make Ubuntu a Trending Topic | jonobacon@home

  • I'm not sure about unpatched vulnerabilities in Lynx ....

    Discourse.net: IE Considered Dangerous

  • The commercial for the deodorant, which is known as Lynx in South Africa, depicts angels -- who are young and sexy, obvi -- falling from heaven to a town in Italy because they are attracted to a man's deodorant.

    South Africa Bans Axe Deodorant's 'Sexy Angels' Ad For Offending Christians (VIDEO)

  • When Lynx is ready, she rushes at Batgirl, her face twisted and enraged, she lunges into Batgirl and sends her crashing through the front door glass and into the clinic.

    War Games: Act Two Part 6 | Kung Fu Rodeo

  • Fifteen minutes later, he saw the autobahn ahead and received confirmation of the enemy's retreat as a vehicle he identified as a Lynx evacuated a roadside position in some haste.

    First Clash

  • Flinx had to know whether the name Lynx was lineal, or given only because he was the offspring of a Lynx-that is, a sophisticated, independent woman who was mistress by her choice rather than by the man's, free to come and go as she wished.

    Orphan Star

  • Flinx had to know whether the name Lynx was lineal, or given only because he was the offspring of a Lynx — that is, a sophisticated, independent woman who was mistress by her choice rather than by the man's, free to come and go as she wished.

    Orphan Star

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