beano

noun (1)
\ˈbē-(ˌ)nō \
plural beanos

Definition of beano 

(Entry 1 of 2)

British

: a noisy festive celebration

beano

noun (2)
plural beanos

Definition of beano (Entry 2 of 2)

: bingo

First Known Use of beano

Noun (1)

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beano

Noun (1)

alteration of beanfeast festive occasion

Noun (2)

by alteration

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