petits chevaux

noun plural but singular in construction pe·tits che·vaux \pəˈtēshəˈvō\

Definition of petits chevaux

  1. :  a gambling machine on which eight toy horses are spun on a circular track and bets are made on which horse will reach the finish line first

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Origin and Etymology of petits chevaux

French, literally, small horses

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a brief usually trivial fact

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