trente et quarante

trente et quarante

[trahnt ey kuh-rahnt; French trahn tey ka-rahnt]

Origin:
1665–75; < French

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trente et quarante (French trɑ̃t e karɑ̃t)
 
n
another name for rouge et noir
 
[C17: French, literally: thirty and forty; referring to the rule that forty is the maximum number that may be dealt and the winning colour is the one closest to thirty-one]

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