Definition of lynx :
1. 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.
2. One of the northern constellations.
mammal (part of speech: noun)
fox, hippopotamus, camel, cavy, ibex, donkey, llama, hamster, hare, otter, antelope, wolf, sheep, echidna, rhinoceros, mule, koala, dog, hog, mongoose, squirrel, raccoon, horse, dingo, burro, hyena, wallaby, panda, coyote, elephant, caribou, opossum, lion, leopard, gazelle, mole, cow, puma, polecat, mouse, arctic fox, cat, ox, zebra, jaguar, pig, weasel, marmot, giraffe, gopher, porcupine, stag, camelopard, bobcat, ermine, panther, ocelot, deer, chipmunk, bison, alpaca, goat, cheetah, wombat, sable, yak, kangaroo, rabbit, buffalo, swine, stoat, mink, shrew, skunk, cougar, ferret, hedgehog, possum, beaver, gnu, bear, tiger, dromedary, sloth, platypus, moose, chinchilla, jackal, reindeer, rat, lemming, elk, ass
- He was apt; he never forgot anything; he had the eye of a born woodsman, and lastly, perhaps what went far with Wetzel, he was as strong and supple as a young lynx, and absolutely fearless. - "The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley", Zane Grey.
- As my husband used to say, I don't see light, but I think I see the lynx that does. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- The lynx- eyed reporter, while speaking thus rapidly, had been scrutinizing the veiled and trembling lady, and he was scarcely disappointed that she now rose hastily, and threw back her veil as she said eagerly: Why must the whole affair be published? - "A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century", E. P. Roe.