|Origin:||Latin leo, from Greek leon|
Related topics: Animals
a large animal of the cat family that lives in Africa and parts of southern Asia. Lions have gold-coloured fur and the male has a mane (=long hair around its neck) [↪ lioness]
the largest part of something:
The firm has captured the lion's share of the UK market.
if you go into the lion's den, you go among people who are your enemies