Term Akela Definition A name used in Cub Scouting to describe good leaders. The name comes from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Contributor Ferdinand Tretter Score Score of 3 from 1 reviews. How would you rate this item? - - VOTE!! - - 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star (Best) Click here to report possible copyright violations.