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American English: /ˈlaɪən/
British English: /ˈlʌɪən/

Translation of lion in Spanish:


  • a literary lion
    una gran figura literaria
    the lion's share
    la mejor parte
    I came in for the lion's share of the blame
    yo tuve que cargar con la mayor parte de la culpa
    to beard the lion in his den
    agarrar al toro por las astas or (especially Spain) coger al toro por los cuernos
    (before noun) lion cub
    cachorro (masculine) de león
    lion hunt
    caza (feminine) del león
    throw 1 2
    Example sentences
    • Three year-old male lions grow manes that vary in color from black to blond.
    • Male lions develop thick woolly manes on the neck and shoulders, signifying maturity.
    • For instance, by choosing to hunt at a different place or time, coyotes avoid wolves, cheetahs avoid lions, and leopards avoid tigers.

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