Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.


n. pl. lari
See Table at currency.

[Georgian, from Persian lārī, hairpin-shaped silver coin widely used along the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea, especially in the 16th and 17th centuries, from Lār, city in southern Iran where such coins were minted.]


(lɑːrɪ) or


1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Georgia, divided into 100 tetri
2. (Currencies) an Asian fish-hook formerly used as a currency


(ˈlɑr i)

n., pl. -ri, -ris.
a monetary unit of the Maldives, equal to 1/100 of a rufiyaa.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lari - the basic unit of money in Georgia
Georgian monetary unit - monetary unit in Georgia
tetri - 100 tetri equal 1 lari in Georgia
2.Lari - gulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
animal order - the order of animals
Charadriiformes, order Charadriiformes - large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life
family Laridae, Laridae - gull family: gulls and terns
family Rynchopidae, Rynchopidae - coextensive with the genus Rynchops: skimmers
References in classic literature ?
The doctor hereupon took the exact bearings of the patch of solid land they were about to leave, and arrived at the conclusion that it lay on the north shore of Lake Tchad, between the village of Lari and the village of Ingemini, both visited by Major Denham.
The doctor made out the town of Lari about five o'clock in the evening.
Moreover, borrowings in the domestic market will be reduced by 185 million lari ($77.
We sort of thought the market had matured enough," said Lari.
Lari told Gulf News: "When I was 12 years old, I watched the movie Ice Princess and fell in love with ice skating.
On its website, LARI suggested concerned bodies and municipalities take the necessary measures to prepare for the snowy weather and asked relevant bodies to take extra precautions to protect those in Syrian refugee camps.
Community S'Hero C Dale Lari Larissa Estrada was a passionate soccer player from Newton Grove, NC who tragically passed away on December 8, 2012.
Lari, added that once the local artists and professionals trained to fulfill the project work according to international conservation principles it will be helpful to work on other sites in future this will help to reduce unemployment as well.
Community Investment manager at Tesco Bank, Adele Mills, commented "Reading is a fundamental life skill so we were delighted to welcome Lari, such a hugely popular author, along to entertain the pupils of Holy Cross Primary School.
Jeddah-born Lari is considered by many in the media as one of the pillars of Saudi journalism, and among first generation of true journalists in the Kingdom.
Haq's brother will also complete his BA soon," Lari added.
The new rules would apply to oil companies, services and military-related contracts, but exclude other state-owned company tenders, according to MP Ahmed Lari, a rapporteur for the government committee, as cited by the Kuwait News Agency.