lyncean

lyncean

[lin-see-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a lynx; lynxlike.
2.
lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.

Origin:
< Latin lyncē(us) sharp-sighted (< Greek lýnkeios like a lynx, equivalent to lynk-,stem of lýnx lynx + -eios adj. suffix) + -an

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lyncean (lɪnˈsiːən)
 
adj
1.  of or resembling a lynx
2.  rare having keen sight
 
[C17: probably via Latin, from Greek Lunkeios concerning Lunkeos, an Argonaut renowned for his sharpsightedness, from lunx lynx]

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