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File:Lion waiting in Nambia.jpg

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From Old French lion, from Latin leō, (genitive: leōnis), from Ancient Greek λέων (leōn), likely a borrowing from a Semitic language; cf. Proto-Semitic *labiʾ-.

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Lion

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Lions or lion

Lion (plural Lions or lion)

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  1. 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.
  2. Patrono:Heraldiccharge: A stylized representation of a large cat, used on a coat of arms.
    • The arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. (in other words a spotted lion lying down). See talk page.
  3. A Chinese foo dog.
  4. (idiomatic) An individual who shows strength and courage, attributes associated with the lion.
    • It was said of [Edward Plantaganet] that 'he was a lion for pride and ferocity but a pard for inconstancy and changeableness, not keeping his word or promise but excusing himself with fair words'. 2003 Peter Armstrong & Angus McBride Stirling Bridge & Falkirk 1297-98: William Wallace's Rebellion.
  5. A famous person.

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Latin leō

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Lion m. (plural Lions)

  1. lion (animal)
  2. (figuratively) lion (brave person)
    Se défendre comme un lion, - to defend oneself with great courage
  3. Patrono:Heraldiccharge lion
  4. (figuratively) (dated) lion
  5. (dated) a style of elegant young man that came after the dandy

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Latin leō

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Lion m. (oblique plural Lions, nominative singular Lions, nominative plural Lion)

  1. lion (animal)af:lion

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