werelion

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were- +‎ lion

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werelion (plural werelions)

  1. (fiction) A shapeshifter who can change between lion and human form.
    • 2011, Candace R. Benefiel, Reading Laurell K. Hamilton (page 60)
      She dies before Anita can explain that it's unnecessary; but in a scuffle, one of the werelions is mortally wounded, and Anita uses his death to call up her power.

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