Lion vs. Giraffe

Lion vs. Giraffe — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Lion and Giraffe

Lionnoun

A big cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.

Tigers and lions share a common ancestor from a few million years ago.

Giraffenoun

A ruminant, of the genus Giraffa, of the African savannah with long legs and highly elongated neck, which make it the tallest living animal; yellow fur patterned with dark spots, often in the form of a network; and two or more short, skin-covered horns, so-called; strictly speaking the horn-like projections are ossicones.

Lionnoun

A male lion.

Giraffenoun

A giraffe unicycle.

Lionnoun

(heraldry) A stylized representation of a large cat, used on a coat of arms.

Giraffenoun

(Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh.

Are you having a giraffe?!
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Lionnoun

A Chinese foo dog.

Giraffenoun

tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa

Lionnoun

An individual who shows strength and courage, attributes associated with the lion.

Lionnoun

A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.

Lionnoun

A light brown color that resembles the fur of a lion.

Lionnoun

(historical) An old Scottish coin, with a lion on the obverse, worth 74 shillings.

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Lionadjective

Of the light brown color that resembles the fur of a lion.

Lionnoun

large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

Lionnoun

a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)

Lionnoun

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

Lionnoun

the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22