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  • n. Panthera leo spelaea, an extinct subspecies of lion known from fossils and multiple examples of prehistoric art.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a fossil lion found in the caves of Europe, believed to be a large variety of the African lion.


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  • Mamut's necklace was made of short hollowed-out sections of the tusk of a small manimoth interspersed with canine teeth of several different animals, including one of a cave lion that matched hers.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • Ayla held it on while Tronie tied it in back, then she looked down and admired it, holding up the cave lion tooth, and wondering how they had managed to pierce the hole through the root.

    The Mammoth Hunters


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