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Definition of the noun Cape Lion

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noun

  1. an extinct subspecies of lion, Panthera leo melanochaitus, which inhabited the cape of Africa

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Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

The Cape lion was lost about 1865, and the Barbary lion of the N coast, in the early 1920s. Lions were extinct in Greece about the end of the 1st cent. A.D. and in Palestine during the time of the Crusades, the last probably being killed near ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

The Cape Lion, of which there are two varieties, one brown, the other yellowish; the former being the most powerful and ferocious. The Asiatic varieties are generally distinguished as the Bengal Lion; the Persian or Arabian Lion; and the ...

Google previewA Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific (1855)

An Extensive Collection of Words, Terms, and Phrases ... Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words ... Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie

Of the African lion there are several varieties, as the Bar- bary lion, Senegal lion, Cape lion. The Asiatic varieties are generally distinguished as the Bengal lion, the Persian or Arabian lion, and the maneless lion of Guzerat. The American lion ...

Google previewThe Junior Encyclopedia Britannica (1897)

A Reference Library of General Knowledge by L. Brent Vaughan

Of the African lion there are several varieties, as the Bar- bary lion, Gambian lion, Cape lion. The Asiatic varieties are generally smaller and may want the mane, as the maneless lion of Gu- jerat. The American lion is the puma. Liquation (or ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1919)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

Of the African lion there are several varieties, as the Barbary, lion, Gambian lion, Cape lion. The Asiatic varieties are generally smaller and may want the mane, as the maneless lion of Gujerat. (lip' l ) • • ip'a-ré, or lê'pa-ré), Lipari Islands a ...

Google previewDictionary of the Dano-Norwegian and English languages (1897)

by Anton Larsen

Va plooen the Cape lion, Leo eapennin. Bapning c polling, etc. (fe Sappe vt). Hrtpot c 'lady's) hood, calash Bapooer'biffe Per the Cape Verd Islands. Sappei □( (afftcere Xopprin poll; .J., cut, clear away; -t Zrce pollard; _ rlnfertobet cut the cable; ...

Google previewZell's Popular Encyclopedia, a Universal Dictionary of English Language, Science, Literature, and Art (1871)

by Leo de Colange

The color of the African lion is generally a tawny yellow, like the general class Leo ; the only exception being tlto Cape lion, which is of a more brownish color. Of Asiatic lions there are three varieties, — the Bengal, tho Persian, and the ...

Google previewBibliotheca Classica Or a Classical Dictionary, on a Plan Entirely New (1833)

by John Dymock

Promonto- 1*1 um Ilenmeuin, Cape lion, called by the Moors Ras- Adder, a promontory to the east of Carthago, of which l.lvlus calls the inner or more northerly part, Pfilchri Promouto- rlum, a name derived, according to some, from Applus ...

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