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baccarat

[bah-kuh-rah, bak-uh-; bah-kuh-rah, bak-uh-; French ba-ka ra] /ˈbɑ kəˌrɑ, ˈbæk ə-; ˌbɑ kəˈrɑ, ˌbæk ə-; French ba ka ˈra/
noun
1.
a gambling game at cards played by a banker and two or more punters who bet against the banker.
Also, baccara.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; variant of baccara < French < ?
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baccarat

/ˈbækəˌrɑː; ˌbækəˈrɑː; French bakara/
noun
1.
a card game in which two or more punters gamble against the banker
Word Origin
C19: from French baccara, of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for baccara

baccarat

n.

card game, 1848, from French baccara (19c.), of unknown origin. Baccarat is the name of a town in France that was noted for glass-making.

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