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n. pl. lev·a (lĕv′ə)
See Table at currency.
[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.]
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n, pl leva (ˈlɛvə)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki
[from Bulgarian: lion]
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n., pl. lev•a (ˈlɛv ə)
the basic monetary unit of Bulgaria.
[1900–05; < Bulgarian: literally, lion]
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