el león
-the lion
See the entry for león.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal)
a. lion
Podíamos oír los leones rugir afuera de nuestra tienda de campaña en Sudáfrica.We could hear the lions roar outside our tent in South Africa.
2. (animal)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Peru
a. puma
Vieron un león en la jungla en El Salvador.They saw a puma in the jungle in El Salvador.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (africano)
a. lion
2. (hembra)
a. lioness
3. (puma)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. puma
4. (prov)
no es tan fiero el león como lo pintanhe/it/ etc is not as bad as he/it/ etc is made out to be
león marinosea lion
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