Definition of Lioness

1. Noun. A female lion.

Generic synonyms: King Of Beasts, Lion, Panthera Leo



Definition of Lioness

1. n. A female lion.

Definition of Lioness

1. Noun. a female lion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lioness

1. a female lion [n -ES] - See also: lion

Medical Definition of Lioness

1. A female lion. Origin: OF. Lionesse. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lioness

lion-heart
lion-hearted
lion-hunter
lion-jaw bone-holding forceps
lion-jaw forceps
lion cub
lion cubs
lion marmoset
lion monkey
lionced
lioncel
lioncelle
lioncels
lionel
lionels
lioness (current term)
lionesses
lionet
lionets
lionfish
lionfishes
lionhead cichlid
lionhead cichlids
lionhead rabbit
lionheart
lionhearted
lionhearts
lionhood
lionisation
lionise

Literary usage of Lioness

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1. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1885)
"ABRAHAM) read a paper on a case of self-mutilation in a lioness. ... Possibly, the lioness sought to relieve itself from irritation, and there might be an ..."

2. Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family by Laure Junot Abrant├Ęs (1854)
"One of them was the accouchement of the lioness of the ... Some years since a lioness produced young at the Tower of London, but the circumstance threw no ..."

3. Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works by Thomas Bewick, Austin Dobson (1885)
"THE lioness AND THE FON. THE lioness and the Fox meeting together, fell into discourse, and the conversation turning upon the breeding and fruitfulness of ..."

4. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"CHAPTER Л. This man contrives a secret 'twixt ns two, Tbat be may quell me with hie meeting eves Like one who quells a lioness at bay. ..."

5. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"... Chronicle" an extraordinary story of a lioness at Cambridge, under three years of age, producing at a birth " four young cubs, all doing well," although ..."

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