variants or belotte
plural -s
: a card game played with a 32-card pack similar to klaberjass and very popular in France

Word History


borrowed from French belote, belotte, of uncertain origin

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

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“Belote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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