lucern

noun

lu·​cern
obsolete
: lynx

Word History

Etymology

probably modification of German lüchsern of a lynx, from Luchs lynx

First Known Use

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lucern was circa 1533

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Cite this Entry

“Lucern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lucern. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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