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λέων 1

1.Lat. leo, a lion, Hom.; of Artemis, Ζεύς σε λέοντα γυναιξὶ θῆκε Zeus made thee a lion toward women, because she was supposed to cause their sudden death, Il.; οἴκοι λέοντες, ἐν μάχῃ δ᾽ ἀλώπεκες Ar.
2.= λεοντῆ, a lion's skin, Luc.

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