mis·​ti·​gris | \ ˈmistēˌgris \
plural -es

Definition of mistigris

1 : a joker or blank card that the holder can play as any card
2 : poker as played with a mistigris

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History and Etymology for mistigris

French mistigri pussycat, jack of clubs, card game played with the jack of clubs wild, probably irregular from miste, mite pussycat (probably of imitative origin) + gris gray

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“Mistigris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistigris. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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