polignac

noun

po·​li·​gnac
ˌpōlēnˈyak
plural -s
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

Word History

Etymology

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 19 Apr. 2024.

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