noun (Plural: lapins)
- rabbit, Rabbit fur.
- A castrate, castrated male rabbit.
- (informal) The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta); so called because of the resemblance of its call to laughter.
- Mustela nivalis, the smallest member of the weasel genus (Mustela).
- Any of the small Arctic and Subarctic rodents of the tribe Lemmini. Also 3 species of voles are called lemmings.
noun (plural lemurs)
- Any animal of the prosimians, making up the infraorder Lemuriformes, the evolutionary predecessors of monkeys and apes, native only to Madagascar and some surrounding islands.
- A large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus, indigenous to Africa and Asia.
(wikispecies, Panthera leo)
- A large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.
- (heraldiccharge): A stylized representation of a large cat, used on a coat of arms.
- The arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. (in other words a spotted lion lying down). See talk page.
- A Chinese foo dog.
- (idiomatic) An individual who shows strength and courage, attributes associated with the lion.
- It was said of Edward Plantaganet that 'he was a for pride and ferocity but a pard for inconstancy and changeableness, not keeping his word or promise but excusing himself with fair words'. 2003 Peter Armstrong & Angus McBride? Stirling Bridge & Falkirk 1297-98: William Wallace's Rebellion.
- A famous person.
- a female lion.
- (zoology) A South American mammal of the camel family, Llama glama, used as a domestic beast of burden and a source of wool and meat.
noun (plural lorises)
- any of several small, slow-moving primates, of the family Lorisidae, found in India and southeast Asia
- (constellation) A faint spring constellation of the northern sky. It lies north of the constellation Cancer.