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Meaning of LYNX

Pronunciation:  lingks

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur

LYNX is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: catamount
 See Also: bay lynx, bobcat, Canada lynx, caracal, common lynx, desert lynx, genus Lynx, Lynx canadensis, Lynx caracal, Lynx lynx, Lynx pardina, Lynx rufus, spotted lynx, wildcat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lynx\, n. [L. lynx, lyncis, Gr. ?; 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.

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

2. (Astron.) One of the northern constellations.

Computing Dictionary
  1. A language for large distributed networks, using remote procedure calls, developed by the university of wisconsin in 1984.

    ["The Lynx Distributed Programming Language: Motivation, Design and Experience", M.L. Scott, Computer Langs 16:209-233 (1991)].

  2. 1. A www browser from the university of kansas for use on cursor-addressable, character cell terminals or terminals emulators under unix or vms. Lynx is a product of the Distributed Computing Group within Academic Computing Services of The university of kansas. Lynx was originally developed by Lou Montulli, Michael Grobe and Charles Rezac. Garrett Blythe created doslynx and later joined the Lynx effort as well. Foteos Macrides ported much of Lynx to VMS and is now maintaining it.

    Version: 2.4-FM (1995-10-25).


    Mailing list: lynx-dev@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu (send "subscribe lynx-dev " in the message body to listserv@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu).

    2. lynx real-time systems.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a lynx in your dream, symbolizes secrecy. There is more to be known and more to be learned. You need to expose and examine those secrets and learn from them.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Argus, bobcat, cat, catamount, cat-a-mountain, cheetah, cougar, eagle, ferret, hawk, jaguar, Leo, leopard, lion, mountain lion, ocelot, painter, panther, puma, Siberian tiger, simba, tiger, weasel, wildcat