be·lote | \bə-ˈlät\
variants: or belotte \bə-ˈlät \
plural -s

Definition of belote 

: a card game played with a 32-card pack similar to klaberjass and very popular in France

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History and Etymology for belote

borrowed from French belote, belotte, of uncertain origin

Note: OK The hypothesis that the game was named after a certain F. Belot, who supposedly perfected it, has not been confirmed.

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