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leonine

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adjective le·o·nine \ˈlē-ə-ˌnīn\

Simple Definition of leonine

  • : of, relating to, or resembling a lion

Full Definition of leonine

  1. :  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

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adjective le·o·nine \ˈlē-ə-ˌnīn\

Medical Definition of leonine

  1. :  of or relating to leprotic leontiasis




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