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lion

li·on

lion

 
pronunciation:
laI n
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large carnivorous member of the cat family, native to Africa and parts of Asia, that has a short tan coat and, in the male, a heavy mane.
 
definition 2: any of several large members of the cat family, such as the cougar; mountain lion.
definition 3: a person who is noted for strength and courage, or for social, professional, or political prominence.
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