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noun (pl2=lion)
(
wikispecies, Panthera leo)
  1. 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.
  2. (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.
      1. A Chinese foo dog.
      2. (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.
      1. A famous person.
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proper noun
  1. God
  2. (Christianity) Jesus
  3. An aristocratic title used as a form of address for a marquis, earl, or viscount; the usual style for a baron; a courtesy title for a younger son of a duke or marquis; a title for certain high officials and dignitaries such as Lord Mayor; a title for a bishop

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