the form of internal rhyme used in leonine verse.
noun 1. a form of verse, based upon an earlier Latin form, with a rhyme scheme that requires the last word in a line to rhyme with the word just before a caesura or with a word near the middle of the line.
[lee-uh-nawr-uh, -nohr-uh] /ˌli əˈnɔr ə, -ˈnoʊr ə/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[lee-uh n-tahy-uh-sis] /ˌli ənˈtaɪ ə sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a lionlike facial distortion. 2. Also called leontiasis ossea [os-ee-uh] /ˈɒs i ə/ (Show IPA). an overgrowth of the cranial and facial bones resulting in a lionlike appearance. leontiasis le·on·ti·a·sis (lē’ən-tī’ə-sĭs) n. The ridges and furrows on the forehead and cheeks of patients who have advanced […]
[lep-er-dis] /ˈlɛp ər dɪs/ noun 1. a female .