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Lion vs. Lizard

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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.’;

Lizardnoun

Any reptile of the order Squamata that is not a snake, usually having four legs, external ear openings, movable eyelids and a long slender body and tail.

Lionnoun

A male lion.

Lizardnoun

Lizard skin, the skin of these reptiles.

Lionnoun

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

Lizardnoun

(colloquial) An unctuous person.

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Lionnoun

A Chinese foo dog.

Lizardnoun

(colloquial) A coward.

Lionnoun

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

Lizardnoun

(rock paper scissors) A hand forming a "D" shape with the tips of the thumb and index finger touching (a handshape resembling a lizard), that beats paper and Spock and loses to rock and scissors in rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock.

Lionnoun

A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.

Lizardnoun

(in compounds) A person who idly spends time in a specified place, especially a promiscuous female.

‘lounge lizard; lot lizard; beach lizard; truck stop lizard’;

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Lionnoun

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

Lizardnoun

Any one of the numerous species of reptiles belonging to the order Lacertilia; sometimes, also applied to reptiles of other orders, as the Hatteria.

Lionnoun

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

Lizardnoun

A piece of rope with thimble or block spliced into one or both of the ends.

Lionadjective

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

Lizardnoun

A piece of timber with a forked end, used in dragging a heavy stone, a log, or the like, from a field.

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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.

Lizardnoun

relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail

Lionnoun

A sign and a constellation; Leo.

Lizardnoun

a man who idles about in the lounges of hotels and bars in search of women who would support him

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.’;

Lizard

Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains. The group is paraphyletic as it excludes the snakes and Amphisbaenia; some lizards are more closely related to these two excluded groups than they are to other lizards.

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

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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