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 for Lynx lynx
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. (Zool.) 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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bay \Bay\ (b[=a]), a. [F. bai, fr. L. badius brown,
     chestnut-colored; -- used only of horses.]
     Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the
     color of horses.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Bay cat (Zool.), a wild cat of Africa and the East Indies
        ({Felis aurata).
  
     Bay+lynx+(Zool.),+the+common+American+lynx+({Lynx+lynx">Bay lynx (Zool.), the common American lynx ({Lynx lynx,
        formerly Felis rufa or Lynx rufa).
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Felis \Fe"lis\ (f[=e]"l[i^]s), prop. n. [L., cat.] (Zool.)
     A genus of mostly small carnivorous mammals, including the
     domestic cat, puma, ocelot, and margay, which share the
     inability to roar due to bone structure in the larynx. The
     lion, tiger, and other large roaring cats were once included
     in Felis but are now assigned to the genus Panthera. The
     lynx ({Felis lynx) is also called Lynx lynx.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Lynx lynx
      n 1: of northern Eurasia [syn: common lynx, Lynx lynx]

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