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Nemean lion

noun, Classical Mythology.
a powerful lion strangled by Hercules as one of his labors. Unabridged
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  • It was a representation of Heracles in the act of tearing the jaws of the Nemean lion.

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Nemean lion

(Greek myth) an enormous lion that was strangled by Hercules as his first labour
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