Definition of daric
: a gold coin of ancient Persia depicting an archer on the obverse thought to represent King Darius
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Origin and Etymology of daric
Greek Dareikos, probably from Dareios Darius I †486 b.c. king of Persia + Greek -ikos -ic
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