Definition of lioness in English:


Syllabification: li·on·ess
Pronunciation: /ˈlīənəs


  • A female lion.
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    • Most of them resemble cats, lionesses or lions; others are not obviously derived from any specific animal.
    • Lions and lionesses play dramatically dissimilar roles.
    • All the lions and lionesses here are of a hybrid stock and thus are prone to producing defective offspring, it is pointed out.

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