pachisi

noun
pa·​chi·​si | \ pə-ˈchē-zē How to pronounce pachisi (audio) \

Definition of pachisi

: an ancient board game played with dice and counters on a cruciform board in which players attempt to be the first to reach the home square

First Known Use of pachisi

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pachisi

Hindi & Urdu pacīsī, from pacīs twenty-five

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