belotte

belote

[buh-lot]
noun
a card game for two players, using 32 cards and following the same basic rules as klabberjass, popular in France.
Also, belotte.


Origin:
1940–45; < French, of uncertain origin; the hypothesis that the game was put in its present form by an F. Belot is unsubstantiated

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