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(Science: astronomy)

1. The lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus in almanacs.

2. A northern constellation east of cancer, containing the bright star regulus at the end of the handle of the sickle. Leo minor, a small constellation between leo and the Great bear.

Origin: L. See lion.

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