Leo

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noun \ˈlē-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of Leo

  1. 1 :  a northern constellation east of Cancer

  2. 2 a :  the fifth sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b :  one born under this sign

Leonine

play \ˈlē-ə-ˌnīn\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of leo

Latin (genitive Leonis), literally, lion — more at lion


First Known Use: before 12th century


Leo

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biographical name \ˈlē-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of Leo

  1. name of 13 popes: especially I Saint d 461 (pope 440–61); III Saint d 816 (pope 795–816); XIII 1810–1903 (pope 1878–1903)


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