Daric Dar"ic (d[a^]r"[i^]k), n. [Gr. dareiko`s, of Persian origin.] 1. (Antiq.) (a) A gold coin of ancient Persia, weighing usually a little more than 128 grains, and bearing on one side the figure of an archer. (b) A silver coin of about 86 grains, having the figure of an archer, and hence, in modern times, called a daric. [1913 Webster]

2. Any very pure gold coin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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