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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The currency of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of Leviticus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the basic unit of money in Bulgaria

Etymologies

Bulgarian, from obsolete variant of lyv, lion (ancient symbol of Bulgaria), from Old Church Slavonic lĭvŭ, lion, probably from Old High German lewo, from Latin leō; see lion.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Bulgarian лев (lev), a variant of лъв (lǎv) (“lion”). (Wiktionary)

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