Definitions for leonineˈli əˌnaɪn
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of or characteristic of or resembling a lion
Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the lion.
His leonine face scared the young children.
Origin: Latin leōnīnus 'of a lion; lion-like'.
pertaining to, or characteristic of, the lion; as, a leonine look; leonine rapacity
Origin: [L. leoninus, fr. leo, leonis, lion: cf. F. lonin. See Lion.]
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