pinocle


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pi·noch·le

or pi·noc·le  (pē′nŭk′əl, -nŏk′əl) also pe·nuch·le or pe·nuck·le (pē′nŭk′əl)
n.
1. A game of cards for two to four persons, played with a special deck of 48 cards, with points being scored by taking tricks and forming certain combinations.
2. The combination of the queen of spades and jack of diamonds in this game.

[Perhaps from German dialectal Binokel, beziquelike card game, from French dialectal binocle, spectacles, from New Latin bīnoculus, the two eyes : Latin bīnī, two each; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinocle - a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards)pinocle - a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
Translations

pinoc(h)le

n (Cards) → Binokel nt