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Noun: lion  lI-un
  1. Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    - king of beasts, Panthera leo
     
  2. A celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    - social lion
     
  3. Someone who shows strength and courage
Noun: Lion  lI-un
  1. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
    - Leo
     
  2. The fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
    - Leo, Leo the Lion

Derived forms: lions, Lions

Type of: big cat, cat, celeb, celebrity, famous person, house, individual, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, somebody, someone, soul, star sign

Part of: genus Panthera, Panthera, pride

Encyclopedia: Lion, London Zoological Gardens