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Webster 1913 Edition


Xeriff

Xer′iff

(zĕr′ĭf)
,
Noun.
[See
Shereef
.]
A gold coin formerly current in Egypt and Turkey, of the value of about 9s. 6d., or about $2.30 (ca. 1900); – also, in Morocco, a ducat.

Definition 2021


xeriff

xeriff

English

Noun

xeriff (plural xeriffs)

  1. (obsolete) A gold coin once current in Egypt and Turkey.

References

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913).