Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Concerning or having to do with hunting or cynegetics.

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  • adjective Of or relating to hunting.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek κυνηγετικός (kunēgetikos, "of or for hunting"), from κυναγός (kunagos, "hunter"), from κύων (kuōn, "dog") + ἄγω (agō, "I lead").

Examples

  • English brach (Fig. 3), descends from the old Spanish brach, but has been improved and rendered lighter and much swifter of foot by the introduction of the blood of the foxhound into its veins, according to the English cynegetic authors themselves.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 803, May 23, 1891

  • In the meantime, Monsieur de Malouet had received me with still more cordial affability than usual, and without making any direct allusion to the accident which had brought me against my will to this cynegetic feast, he omitted no attention that could make me forget its trifling annoyance.

    Led Astray and The Sphinx Two Novellas In One Volume

  • Félix Ventura’s anxiety disturbed my cynegetic activity.

    The Book of Chameleons

  • “Come, Diana,” said he: “come, my girl! thou whose destiny will be marked in the cynegetic annals; thou whom the pagans would have given as companion to the god Anubis, and

    Round the Moon

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