lioness

noun li·on·ess \ ˈlī-ə-nəs \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of lioness

: a female lion

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First Known Use of lioness

14th century


LIONESS Defined for English Language Learners

lioness

noun

Definition of lioness for English Language Learners

  • : a female lion


LIONESS Defined for Kids

lioness

noun li·on·ess \ ˈlī-ə-nəs \

Definition of lioness for Students

: a female lion

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