carte

noun
plural -s

Definition of carte

1 \ ˈkārt , -​e-​ \ Scottish
b : a game of cards usually used in plural
2 obsolete : chart, map the distance … when measured on the carte does not exceed 90 miles— Tobias Smollett

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History and Etymology for carte

Middle English, charter, playing card, from Middle French

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“Carte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carte. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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