lyoun (plural lyouns)
- lion (The felid Panthera leo)
- a. 1382, John Wycliffe, “Apocalips 4:7”, in Wycliffe's Bible:
- And the firſte beeſte lijk a lyoun; and the ſecounde beeſte lijk a calf; and the thridde beeſte hauynge a face as of a man; and the fourthe beeſte lijk an egle fleynge.
- And the first beast [was] like a lion; and the second beast [was] like a calf; and the third beast had a face like a person; and the fourth beast [was] like an eagle flying.
- (heraldry) A heraldic lion
- (astronomy) Leo (constellation)
- (astrology) Leo (zodiac)
- (figuratively) The lion as a symbol of pride or power.
- (figuratively) The lion as a symbol of ferocity or rapaciousness.