a. pertaining to or like a lynx; keen-sighted.

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  • Lyncean — Lyn*ce an, a. [See {Lynx}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the lynx. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lyncean — [lin sē′ən] adj. [< L lynceus (< Gr lynkeios < lynx, LYNX) + AN] Rare of or like a lynx; esp., having the keenness of sight attributed to the lynx …   English World dictionary

  • lyncean — /lin see euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a lynx; lynxlike. 2. lynx eyed; sharp sighted. [ < L lynce(us) sharp sighted ( < Gk lýnkeios like a lynx, equiv. to lynk , s. of lýnx LYNX + eios adj. suffix) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • lyncean — lyn·ce·an …   English syllables

  • lyncean — 1. Resembling or pertaining to a lynx 2. Having exceptional eyesight …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • lyncean — /lɪnˈsiən/ (say lin seeuhn) adjective 1. lynx like. 2. sharp sighted …  

  • lyncean — adj. lynx eyed, keen sighted. Etymology: L lynceus f. Gk lugkeios f. lugx LYNX …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Albert Josef Hofmann — (* 27. Februar 1933 in Versoix) ist ein Schweizer Physiker, der sich mit Teilchenbeschleunigerphysik und experimenteller Elementarteilchenphysik befasst. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 Schriften (Auswahl) 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lincean — lincean, linceus see lyncean, eous …   Useful english dictionary

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