Translation of lion in Spanish:

lion

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪən/

n

  • león (m) 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 (esp Esp) coger* al toro por los cuernos (before n) lion cub cachorro (m) de león lion hunt caza (f) del león throw1 1 2
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    • 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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