Lyon King of Arms

noun Ly·on King of Arms \ˈlīən-\
variants: less commonly

Lyon

Definition of Lyon King of Arms

plural

Lyon Kings of Arms

also

Lyons

  1. :  the chief officer of arms in Scotland who sits as judge in Lyon Court, grants patents of arms, supervises the Scottish heralds and pursuivants in the preparation and conduct of state, public, and royal ceremonial, and is also controller of the royal messengers-at-arms

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Origin and Etymology of lyon king of arms

lyon, obsolete variant of lion


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