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li·on

lion

 
pronunciation:
laI n
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large, very strong mammal with short tan fur. Male lions have a mane of longer hair around the neck and head. Lions live in parts of Africa and Asia. They are carnivores and are closely related to tigers, leopards, and other big cats that roar.
 
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