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Pronunciation of Leonine: Learn how to pronounce Leonine in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word Leonine:

1relating to any of the popes named Leo, in particular denoting the part of Rome fortified by Leo IV (d.855).
2 Prosody (of medieval Latin verse) in hexameter or elegiac metre with internal rhyme.
(of English verse) with internal rhyme.
(Leonines) Prosody
Leonine verse.

late Middle English: from the name Leo, from Latin leo ‘lion’. sense 2 of the adjective may be from the name of a medieval poet, but his identity is not known: