Dictionary

pachisi

noun pa·chi·si \pə-ˈchē-zē\

Definition of PACHISI

:  an ancient board game played with dice and counters on a cruciform board in which players attempt to be the first to reach the home square

Origin of PACHISI

Hindi & Urdu pacīsī, from pacīs twenty-five
First Known Use: 1867

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: PachistimaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: pachinkoAll Words Near: pachisi
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears