ex ungue leonem

Latin phrase

ex un·​gue le·​o·​nem eks-ˈu̇ŋ-gwe-le-ˈō-ˌnem How to pronounce ex ungue leonem (audio)
: (we may judge) the lion from its claw : from a part we may reckon the whole compare ex pede herculem

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“Ex ungue leonem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ex%20ungue%20leonem. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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