U+264C, ♌

Miscellaneous Symbols

Translingual edit

Alternative forms edit

There is little variability of form. The tail at right may drop below the loop at left, or may be even with it; the arc at top may be narrow or wide. Occasionally the loop at left does not completely close into a circle.

Etymology edit

A stylized representation of a lion's head and tail.

Symbol edit


  1. (astrology) The symbol for the sign Leo.
  2. (astronomy, rare) The symbol for the constellation Leo.
  3. (rare) July[1]
  4. (alchemy, archaic) digestion
(2): The 1833 US Nautical Almanac using the symbol ⟨♌︎⟩ for stars in the constellation of Leo, here η ♌︎ (Eta Leonis) in line 5.
Presentations of ♌︎
♌︎ ♌️
Note: Character's appearance
may be different on each system.
Text style is forced with ︎
and emoji style with ️

Gallery edit

See also edit

Zodiac signs (translingual) (layout · text)
ariēs taurus geminī cancer
leō virgō lībra scorpiō
sagittārius capricornus aquārius piscēs

References edit

  1. ^ Rudolf Koch (1955 [1930]) The Book of Signs. Dover, p. 55