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lev

[lef] /lɛf/
noun, plural leva
[lev-uh] /ˈlɛv ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a coin and monetary unit of Bulgaria, equal to 100 stotinki.
Abbreviation: L., LV.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Bulgarian: literally, lion, OCS lĭvŭ, probably < Old High German lewo < Latin lēo; see leu

lev-

1.
variant of levo- before a vowel:
levulose.

Lev.

1.

Trotsky

[trot-skee; Russian trawt-skyee] /ˈtrɒt ski; Russian ˈtrɔt skyi/
noun
1.
Leon (Lev or Leib, Davidovich Bronstein) 1879–1940, Russian revolutionary and writer: minister of war 1918–25.
Also, Trotski.
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British Dictionary definitions for lev

lev

/lɛf/
noun (pl) leva (ˈlɛvə)
1.
the standard monetary unit of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki
Word Origin
from Bulgarian: lion

Lev.

abbreviation
1.
Leviticus

Trotsky

/ˈtrɒtskɪ/
noun
1.
Leon, original name Lev Davidovich Bronstein. 1879–1940, Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist. He was a leader of the November Revolution (1917) and, as commissar of foreign affairs and war (1917–24), largely created the Red Army. He was ousted by Stalin after Lenin's death and deported from Russia (1929); assassinated by a Stalinist agent
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Word Origin and History for lev
n.

monetary unit of Bulgaria, introduced 1881, literally "lion" (see leu).

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Related Abbreviations for lev

LEV

low-emission vehicle

Lev.

Leviticus
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