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lioncel

[lahy-uh n-sel]
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noun Heraldry.
  1. a lion: so called when three or more are displayed on an escutcheon.
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Origin of lioncel

1600–10; < Middle French, diminutive of lion lion
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Historical Examples

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

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

    Charles Boutell