Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/12/18 Leonine

Leonine (adjective)
leonine [lee-uh-nahyn]


adjective
1. of or relating to the lion.
2. resembling or suggestive of a lion.
3. (usually initial capital letter) of or relating to Leo, especially Leo IV or Leo XIII.

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English leonyn < Latin leōnīnus lionlike, equivalent to leōn- (stem of leō lion) + -īnus -ine

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