noun mon·te \ˈmän-tē\

Definition of MONTE

:  a card game in which players select any two of four cards turned face up in a layout and bet that one of them will be matched before the other as cards are dealt one at a time from the pack —called also monte bank

Origin of MONTE

Spanish, bank, mountain, heap, from Italian, from Latin mont-, mons mountain
First Known Use: 1824

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, euchre, gambit, parlay, tierce

Rhymes with MONTE


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