Meaning of L in English

L

/ el; NAmE / noun , abbreviation , symbol

■ noun

(also l ) [ C , U ] ( pl. Ls , L's , l's / elz; NAmE /) the 12th letter of the English alphabet :

'Lion' begins with (an) L / 'L'.

—see also L-plate

■ abbreviation

1.

L. (especially on maps) Lake :

L. Windermere

2.

(especially for sizes of clothes) large :

S M and L (= small, medium and large)

■ symbol

(also l ) the number 50 in Roman numerals

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.