lev

lev

[lef]
noun, plural leva [lev-uh] .
a coin and monetary unit of Bulgaria, equal to 100 stotinki. Abbreviation: L., LV.

Origin:
1900–05; < Bulgarian: literally, lion, OCS lĭvŭ, probably < Old High German lewo < Latin lēo; see leu

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lev-

variant of levo- before a vowel: levulose.

Lev.

Trotsky

[trot-skee; Russian trawt-skyee]
noun
Leon (Lev or Leib, Davidovich Bronstein) 1879–1940, Russian revolutionary and writer: minister of war 1918–25.
Also, Trotski.
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lev (lɛf)
 
n , pl leva
the standard monetary unit of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki
 
[from Bulgarian: lion]

Lev.
 
abbreviation for
Leviticus

Trotsky or Trotski (ˈtrɒtskɪ)
 
n
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
 
Trotski or Trotski
 
n

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lev
monetary unit of Bulgaria, introduced 1881, lit. "lion" (see leu).
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
LEV
low-emission vehicle
Lev.
Leviticus
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