from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cancer and Virgo, containing the bright stars Regulus and Denebola.
- n. The fifth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
- n. One who is born under this sign.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
- proper n. : A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
- proper n. : The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).
- n. Someone with a Leo star sign
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus [♌] in almanacs.
- n. A northern constellation east of Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus at the end of the handle of the Sickle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In astronomy, an ancient zodiacal constellation, the Lion, containing Regulus, a star of magnitude 1½, and two stars of the second magnitude.
- n. In zoology, the technical specific name of the lion, Felis leo, sometimes taken as a generic name , when the animal is called Leo africanus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
- n. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
- n. the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22
Latin Leō, from leō, lion; see lion.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin leō ("lion"), from Ancient Greek λέων (leōn) (Wiktionary)