Etymology
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Leonard

masc. proper name, from French Léonard, Old French Leonard, from German Leonhard, from Old High German *Lewenhart, literally "strong as a lion," from lewo (from Latin Leo, see lion) + hart "hard" (from PIE root *kar- "hard").

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Leonard from WordNet

Leonard (n.)
United States writer of thrillers (born in 1925);
Synonyms: Elmore Leonard / Elmore John Leonard / Dutch Leonard
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