lotto

noun
lot·​to | \ ˈlä-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of lotto

: a game of chance resembling bingo

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The twins find themselves on a bizarre adventure, complete with robbers, ransom money, and a winning lotto ticket. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Which Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Movie You Should Watch According to Your Zodiac Sign," 2 Jan. 2019 Rudy was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, enjoyed watching the WWE, and playing the lotto, but his true passion was his family who will miss him dearly. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Rudolph Salmon," 10 June 2018 Tell us where the gunmen, lotto scammers and criminals are. Jacqueline Charles, miamiherald, "Jamaica is on high alert for gang violence — but officials say island safe for tourists," 23 Jan. 2018 The winning ticket was purchased at D and D Card & Gifts,1007 Washington St. Badger 5 is a daily lotto game available only in Wisconsin. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Jackpot! $94,000 lottery ticket sold at Grafton store," 3 July 2018 Check out the Blue Devils' lotto picks since 2010 right h Play Video | 01:38 Your video will resume shortly. Greg Cote, miamiherald, "Here's how Miami Heat got stuck in NBA purgatory. Now, can Pat Riley find a way out?," 22 June 2018 Check out the Blue Devils' lotto picks since 2010 right h Play Video | 01:38 Your video will resume shortly. Greg Cote, miamiherald, "Here's how Miami Heat got stuck in NBA purgatory. Now, can Pat Riley find a way out?," 22 June 2018 Check out the Blue Devils' lotto picks since 2010 right h Play Video | 01:38 Your video will resume shortly. Scott Fowler, charlotteobserver, "Here’s why the Charlotte Hornets were so desperate to get rid of Dwight Howard," 20 June 2018 Check out the Blue Devils' lotto picks since 2010 right h Play Video | 01:38 Your video will resume shortly. Peter Dawson, star-telegram, "NBA Mock Draft 5.0: Mavs get two picks in the top 5? Let us explain," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of lotto

1778, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lotto

Italian, lottery, lotto, from French lot lot, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hlot lot

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