Nemean lion

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Nemean lion

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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth an enormous lion that was strangled by Hercules as his first labour
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Noun1.Nemean lion - (Greek mythology) an enormous lion strangled by Hercules as the first of his 12 laborsNemean lion - (Greek mythology) an enormous lion strangled by Hercules as the first of his 12 labors
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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