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lion

the largest wild carnivore, yellow, tawny or gray in color; males have a distinctive mane. Called also Panthera leo.

lion jaw
see craniomandibular osteopathy.
mountain lion
a lion-colored, maneless lion. Called also Panthera concolor (syn. Felis concolor), cougar, puma.
lion-tailed macaque
Macaca silenus. See also macaque.
References in classic literature ?
And take all the other empty-headed lions with you-- and those stupid leopards and antelopes.
The carter, seeing the determination of this apparition in armour, said to him, "Please your worship, for charity's sake, senor, let me unyoke the mules and place myself in safety along with them before the lions are turned out; for if they kill them on me I am ruined for life, for all I possess is this cart and mules.
The boy, with his pitifully inadequate spear ready in his hand, realized quickly that this lion was different from the others he had met; but he had gone too far now to retreat.
Then he turned to see a huge, black-maned lion racing toward him and even as he turned, Numa seized him.
Straight he went to the rim of the gulch where he had imprisoned Numa, the lion.
When a lion yawns in the thick of a fight, you know he ain't crazy.
It took me a little longer, for often I had to hide in the trees that the lions might not get me, but I came in time, and now you are free to go back to your friends.
He paused and looked pensively at a sick lion in the cage opposite.
I didn't bite him," said the Lion, as he rubbed his nose with his paw where Dorothy had hit it.
The horse did as he was told, and the fox went straight to the lion who lived in a cave close by, and said to him, 'A little way off lies a dead horse; come with me and you may make an excellent meal of his carcase.
I'll eye that lion out o' countenance an' save our lives.
As he was wandering about there he came upon a Lion lying down moaning and groaning.