león

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See also: leon, Leon, leòn, León, and Léon

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō.

Noun[edit]

león m (plural leóns)

  1. lion

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō, leōnis (compare Catalan lleó, French lion, Galician león, Italian leone, Portuguese leão, Romanian leu), from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn), of Semitic origin. Doublet of leu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leˈon/, [leˈõn]
  • IPA(key): /leo̯n/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun[edit]

león m (plural leones, feminine leona, feminine plural leonas)

  1. lion
  2. antlion
    Synonym: hormiga león
  3. (heraldry) lion
  4. (figuratively) a brave person
  5. (Central America, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela) cougar, puma, mountain lion
    Synonyms: león de montaña, pantera, puma
  6. (soccer) a person connected with Athletic Bilbao, a Spanish football team from the city of Bilbao

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guaraní: leõ
  • Kapampangan: leon
  • Papiamentu: leon
  • Quechua: liyun

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