po·​li·​gnac | \ ˌpōlēnˈyak \
plural -s

Definition of polignac

1 : a card game in which a principal object is to avoid winning any jack in a trick
2 : the jack of spades in polignac and other games

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History and Etymology for polignac

French, from Auguste Jules Armand Marie, Prince de Polignac †1847 French ultraroyalist politician

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“Polignac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polignac. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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