Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A modern silver coin of Rumania, the unit of the monetary system, equivalent to the French franc, or about 19 United States cents.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The unit of currency of Romania, equal to one hundred bani.
  • noun The unit of currency of Moldova, equal to one hundred bani.

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

  • noun the basic unit of money in Moldova
  • noun the basic unit of money in Romania

Etymologies

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

[Romanian, from Latin leō, lion (from the image of a lion on a coin used in the late Ottoman Empire); see lion.]

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