mistigris

noun

mis·​ti·​gris
ˈmistēˌgris
plural -es
1
: a joker or blank card that the holder can play as any card
2
: poker as played with a mistigris

Word History

Etymology

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 9 Dec. 2022.

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