What does leonine mean?

Definitions for leonineˈli əˌnaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leonine(adj)

    of or characteristic of or resembling a lion


  1. leonine(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the lion.

    His leonine face scared the young children.

  2. Origin: Latin leōnīnus 'of a lion; lion-like'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leonine(adj)

    pertaining to, or characteristic of, the lion; as, a leonine look; leonine rapacity

  2. Origin: [L. leoninus, fr. leo, leonis, lion: cf. F. lonin. See Lion.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Leonine

    lē′o-nīn, adj. of or like a lion.

  2. Leonine

    lē′o-nīn, adj. a kind of Latin verse, generally alternate hexameter and pentameter, rhyming at the middle and end. [From Leoninus, a 12th-cent. canon in Paris; or from Pope Leo II.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leonine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leonine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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