loup-cervier

noun

loup-cer·​vier
ˈlüsə(ˌ)fē,
ˌlüserˈvyā
plural loup-cerviers or loup-cervier
: canada lynx

Word History

Etymology

Canadian French, from French, lynx, from Latin lupus cervarius, literally, deer wolf, from lupus wolf + cervarius of deer, from cervus deer, stag + -arius -ary

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“Loup-cervier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loup-cervier. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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