daric

[ dar-ik ]
/ ˈdær ɪk /
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noun

a gold coin and monetary unit of ancient Persia.

Nearby words

  1. daresay,
  2. darfur,
  3. darg,
  4. dargah,
  5. dari,
  6. darien,
  7. darier's disease,
  8. daring,
  9. daringly,
  10. dario

Origin of daric

1560–70; < Greek Dāreikós (statḗr) (Persian stater) of Darius

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British Dictionary definitions for daric

daric

/ (ˈdærɪk) /

noun

a gold coin of ancient PersiaCompare siglos

Word Origin for daric

C16: from Greek Dareikos, probably after Darius I

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