Definition of Daric

1. n. A gold coin of ancient Persia, weighing usually a little more than 128 grains, and bearing on one side the figure of an archer.



Definition of Daric

1. Noun. A gold coin from ancient Persia. ¹

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Definition of Daric

1. an ancient Persian coin [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daric

dareful
daren't
darer
darers
dares
daresay
darest
dareth
darg
darga
dargah
dargas
dargle
dargles
dargs
daric (current term)
darics
daring
daringly
daringness
daringnesses
darings
dariole
darioles
daris
dark
dark-adapted eye
dark-blue
dark-brown
dark-eyed junco

Literary usage of Daric

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1. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"The eight of the sixtieth is, it should be observe!, bout 133-2 grs., somewhat in excess of the weight f the daric, but ancient coins are always struck »low ..."

2. Eastern arts and antiquities mentioned in the sacred Scriptures (1840)
"69, which is in both passages rendered " drams," refers to the famous Persian coin called daric, which is the most ancient of all coins. ..."

3. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"... thousand talents in silver and in gold, and four millions, wanting ser en thousand, of daric stater ce. ..."

4. Travels and Researches in Chaldæa and Susiana: With an Account of by William Kennett Loftus (1857)
"Greek Inscriptions— Pythagoras and the Persian daric—Unexpected Visit from the Guardian of the Tomb—Inscriptions and other Early Relics on the Great ..."

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