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leonine

adjective le·o·nine \ˈlē-ə-ˌnīn\

: of, relating to, or resembling a lion

Full Definition of LEONINE

:  of, relating to, suggestive of, or resembling a lion

Examples of LEONINE

  1. a leonine mane of hair

Origin of LEONINE

Middle English, from Latin leoninus, from leon-, leo
First Known Use: 14th century
Medical Dictionary

leonine

adjective le·o·nine \ˈlē-ə-ˌnīn\

Medical Definition of LEONINE

:  of or relating to leprotic leontiasis

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