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Definition: Leonine verse
Leonine \Le"o*nine\ (l[=e]"[-o]*n[imac]n), a. [L. leoninus, fr.
leo, leonis, lion: cf. F. l['e]onin. See Lion.]
Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the lion; as, a leonine
look; leonine rapacity. -- Le"o*nine*ly, adv.
Leonine verse, a kind of verse, in which the end of the
line rhymes with the middle; -- so named from Leo, or
Leoninus, a Benedictine and canon of Paris in the twelfth
century, who wrote largely in this measure, though he was
not the inventor. The following line is an example:
Gloria factorum temere conceditur horum.