Definition of leonine adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

leonine

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈliːənaɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːənaɪn//
 
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like a lion Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin leoninus, from leo, leon- ‘lion’.
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