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Leonine may refer to:


  • Leonine facies, a face that resembles that of a lion
  • Lions- pertaining to or characteristic of the lion

Popes Leo[edit]

  • Leonine City, a part of the city of Rome
  • Leonine College, a college for priests in training, in Rome, Italy
  • Leonine Prayers, a set of prayers that from 1884 to early 1965 were prescribed by the Popes for recitation after Low Mass
  • Leonine Sacramentary, a manuscript written in the seventh century
  • Leonine verse, a type of versification based on internal rhyme, and commonly used in Latin verse of the European Middle Ages


  • Leonine (coin), a coin minted in Europe and used in England as a debased form of the sterling silver penny, outlawed under Edward I
  • Leonine verse, a type of Latin versification based on internal rhyme
  • Leonine, a minor character in Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre
  • Leonine Holding, formerly Tele München Group, is a media company based in Munich owned by KKR

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