Definition Of lion

noun

a large tawny-colored cat that lives in prides, found in Africa and northwestern India. The male has a flowing shaggy mane and takes little part in hunting, which is done cooperatively by the females.

Three year-old male lions grow manes that vary in color from black to blond.

a member of a Lions Club.

He was a Lion , who joined in 1975 and became the first Secretary of the Virgin Gorda Lions Club.

Example Of lion

  • a literary lion

  • A stone lion 's head, which seems to float above a potted plant, drips water into the pool.

  • A troupe of lion cubs nuzzle her hand and chew playfully on her shoelaces.

  • Above the doorway of the old hall was a carved escutcheon with a lion rampant, the Arms of the De Lacys.

  • Apparently they don't even have the delightful touch farm and lion enclosure anymore.


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