Associations to the word «Leo»


LEO, proper noun. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Felidae   — now included in Panthera.
LEO, proper noun. A male given name, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
LEO, proper noun. (zodiac constellations): A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
LEO, proper noun. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).
LEO, noun. Someone with a Leo star sign
LEO, acronym. The Lyons Electronic Office Computer, an early British computer.
LEO, acronym. Low Earth Orbit
LEO, acronym. Law enforcement officer
LEO BELGICUS, proper noun. (heraldry) A map of the Low Countries drawn in the shape of a lion and sometimes used as a heraldic device.
LEO MINOR, proper noun. (constellation) A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a small lion. It lies north of the constellation Leo and south of Ursa Major.

Dictionary definition

LEO, noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo.
LEO, noun. A zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo.
LEO, noun. The fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22.

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