Definition of Lyon in English:

Lyon

(also Lyon King of Arms, Lord Lyon)

noun

  • The chief herald of Scotland.

    • ‘For the flamboyant Lyon, who bore a tattoo of a tiger's head on his chest that gave the mission its name, it was also personal.’
    • ‘The Lyon, who had stayed back with the Richelieu was also overwhelmed by missiles.’

Origin

Late Middle English: archaic variant of lion, named from the lion on the royal shield.

Pronunciation:

Lyon

/ˈlʌɪən/