From Latin leō, leōnis (compare Catalan lleó, French lion, Galician león, Italian leone, Portuguese leão, Romanian leu), from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn), of Semitic origin.
león m (plural leones, feminine leona, feminine plural leonas)
- (heraldry) lion
- (figuratively) A brave person.
- (Central America, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela) cougar, puma, mountain lion
- (soccer) A person connected with Athletic Bilbao, a Spanish football team from the city of Bilbao.