loupcervier

[ loo-ser-vyey ]
/ ˌlu sɛrˈvyeɪ /

noun, plural loup·cer·viers, (especially collectively) loup·cer·vier.

the Canada lynx.

Nearby words

  1. loungingly,
  2. lounsbury,
  3. loup,
  4. loup river,
  5. loup-garou,
  6. loupe,
  7. louping ill,
  8. lour,
  9. lourdes,
  10. lourenço marques

Origin of loupcervier

1715–25; < Canadian French, French: lynx < Latin lupus cervārius wolf that hunts deer (literally: wolf of or connected with deer). See lupus, cervine, -ier2

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