English version

lioness in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlionessli‧on‧ess /ˈlaɪənes, -nəs/ noun [countable]  HBAa female lion
Examples from the Corpus
lionessBut of a sudden she saw by the light of the moon a lioness.When Skalsky was on her game, she was a lioness.I once watched a lioness hunting a zebra.Soon one lioness is close enough to a zebra to attack.Both Master and Mistress of Animals are shown between pairs of attendant animals or walking accompanied by a lion or lioness.Thisbe, although terrified of the lioness, was still more afraid to fail her lover.Before him lay the bloodstained shreds of the cloak and clear in the dust were the tracks of the lioness.The hunt starts with the lionesses hunting as a group for their prey.