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English definition of “lion”

lion

noun [C]    /ˈlɑɪ·ən/ (female lioness,  /ˈlɑɪ·ə·nəs/)
a large , strong animal of the cat family from Africa and Asia which has yellow-brown fur , the male having a large mane (= long neck fur )
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