baccarat

[bah-kuh-rah, bak-uh-; bah-kuh-rah, bak-uh-; French ba-ka ra]
noun
a gambling game at cards played by a banker and two or more punters who bet against the banker.
Also, baccara.


Origin:
1865–70; variant of baccara < French < ?

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baccarat (ˈbækəˌrɑː, ˌbækəˈrɑː, French bakara)
 
n
a card game in which two or more punters gamble against the banker
 
[C19: from French baccara, of unknown origin]

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baccarat
card game, 1866, from Fr. baccara (19c.), of unknown origin.
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