lev

[ lef ]
/ lɛf /

noun, plural lev·a [lev-uh] /ˈlɛv ə/.

a coin and monetary unit of Bulgaria, equal to 100 stotinki. Abbreviation: L., LV.

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Origin of lev

1900–05; < Bulgarian: literally, lion, OCS lĭvŭ, probably < Old High German lewo < Latin lēo; see leu
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British Dictionary definitions for leva

lev
/ (lɛf) /

noun plural leva (ˈlɛvə)

the standard monetary unit of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki

Word Origin for lev

from Bulgarian: lion
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