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Lionnoun

A big cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.

‘Tigers and lions share a common ancestor from a few million years ago.’;

Lioncelnoun

(heraldry) A small lion, when one of several in a coat of arms.

Lionnoun

A male lion.

Lioncelnoun

A small lion, especially one of several borne in the same coat of arms.

Lionnoun

(heraldry) A stylized representation of a large cat, used on a coat of arms.

Lionnoun

A Chinese foo dog.

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Lionnoun

An individual who shows strength and courage, attributes associated with the lion.

Lionnoun

A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.

Lionnoun

A light brown color that resembles the fur of a lion.

Lionnoun

(historical) An old Scottish coin, with a lion on the obverse, worth 74 shillings.

Lionadjective

Of the light brown color that resembles the fur of a lion.

Lionnoun

A large carnivorous feline mammal (Panthera leo, formerly Felis leo), found in Southern Asia and in most parts of Africa, distinct varieties occurring in the different countries. The adult male, in most varieties, has a thick mane of long shaggy hair that adds to his apparent size, which is less than that of the largest tigers. The length, however, is sometimes eleven feet to the base of the tail. The color is a tawny yellow or yellowish brown; the mane is darker, and the terminal tuft of the tail is black. In one variety, called the maneless lion, the male has only a slight mane.

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Lionnoun

A sign and a constellation; Leo.

Lionnoun

An object of interest and curiosity, especially a person who is so regarded; as, he was quite a lion in London at that time.

‘Such society was far more enjoyable than that of Edinburgh, for here he was not a lion, but a man.’;

Lionnoun

large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

Lionnoun

a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)

Lionnoun

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

Lionnoun

the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22

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Lion

The lion (Panthera leo) is a large felid of the genus Panthera native mainly to Africa. It has a muscular, deep-chested body, short, rounded head, round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail.

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