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leão (Panthera leo)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese leon (lion), from Latin leōnem, accusative singular of leō (lion), from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn). Cognate with Galician león, Spanish león, Catalan lleó, Occitan leon, French lion, Italian leone and Romanian leu.

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NounEdit

leão m (plural leões, feminine leoa, feminine plural leoas)

  1. lion (mammal)
  2. (heraldry) lion

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DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: lion
  • Papiamentu: leon