lioncel


lioncel

lioncel [lahy-uh n-sel] ExamplesWord Origin noun Heraldry.

  1. a lion: so called when three or more are displayed on an escutcheon.

Origin of lioncel 1600–10; Middle French, diminutive of lion lion Examples from the Web for lioncel Historical Examples of lioncel

  • This term Lioncel, it must be added, when used alone, denotes a small Lion rampant.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

    Charles Boutell

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