noun bo·li·ta \bəˈlētə, bōˈ-\
variants: less commonly



Definition of bolita



  1. 1 :  a game of chance having the character of a lottery in which a bag of small numbered balls is tossed about until only one remains or until one is grasped at random, the ball so selected being considered as bearing the winning number

  2. 2 :  a numbers game in which one attempts to guess a variously determined 2-digit number

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Origin and Etymology of bolita

American Spanish (Cuba) bolita, from Spanish, little ball, diminutive of bola ball — more at bola

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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