- a lion: so called when three or more are displayed on an escutcheon.
Origin of lioncel
1600–10; < Middle French, diminutive of lion lion
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Examples from the Web for lioncel
This term Lioncel, it must be added, when used alone, denotes a small Lion rampant.The Handbook to English Heraldry