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tarok

[tuh-rok] /təˈrɒk/
noun
1.
a card game dating probably from the Renaissance and still popular in central Europe, originally played with a special pack of 78 cards but now usually played with 32 cards of a regular pack together with 22 tarots.
Origin
obsolete Italian
1605-1615
1605-15; < obsolete Italian tarocco; see tarot
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