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A wild cat (Lynx rufus) of North America, having spotted reddish-brown fur, tufted ears, and a short tail. Also called bay lynx.
(Animals) a North American feline mammal, Lynx rufus, closely related to but smaller than the lynx, having reddish-brown fur with dark spots or stripes, tufted ears, and a short tail. Also called: bay lynx
[C19: from bob2 (referring to its short tail) + cat1]
n., pl. -cats, (esp. collectively) -cat.
a North American lynx, Lynx rufus, having a brownish coat with black spots.