Pronunciation: (lingks),[key] —n., —pl.lynx•es,(esp. collectively)lynxfor 1, —gen.Lyn•cisPronunciation: (lin'sis)[key]for 2. 1. any of several wildcats of the genus Lynx (or Felis), having long limbs, a short tail, and usually tufted ears, esp. L. lynx(Canada lynx), of Canada and the northern U.S., having grayish-brown fur marked with white.
2. (cap.) Astron.a northern constellation between Ursa Major and Auriga.