leu

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noun \ˈlā-ü\

Definition of leu

plural

lei

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  1. the basic monetary unit of Moldova and Romania — see money table

Origin and Etymology of leu

Romanian, literally, lion, from Latin leo — more at lion


First Known Use: 1879

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Medical Dictionary

Leu

abbreviation

Medical Definition of Leu

  1. leucine; leucyl


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