HyperDic: lion

English > 4 senses of the word lion / Lion:
NOUNanimallion, king of beasts, Panthera leolarge gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
person lion, social liona celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
person Lion, Leo(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
locationLion, Leo, Leo the Lionthe fifth sign of the zodiac
lion / Lion > pronunciation
Soundslay'ahn
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English > lion: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male.
Synonymsking of beasts, Panthera leo
Member ofPanthera, genus Pantheralions
prideA group of lions
Partsmanelong coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
Narrowerlion cubA young lion
lionessA female lion
lionetA small or young lion
Broaderbig cat, catAny of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
Spanishleon, león, panthera leo, rey de la selva
Catalanlleó, Panthera leo
Adjectivesleonineof or characteristic of or resembling a lion
English > lion: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA celebrity who is lionized (much sought after).
Synonymsocial lion
Broadercelebrity, famous personA widely known person
Spanishleón
Verbslionizeassign great social importance to
English > Lion: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo.
SynonymLeo
Categoryastrology, star divinationA pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
SpanishLeo
CatalanLeo
English > Lion: 4 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22.
SynonymsLeo, Leo the Lion
Instance ofsign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
SpanishLeo, león, León
Catalanlleó

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