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Noun: lien  lee(-u)n
  1. The right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
     
  2. [archaic] A large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
    - spleen

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Derived forms: liens

Type of: lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue, security interest

Part of: lymphatic system, systema lymphaticum

Encyclopedia: Lien