rouge et noir

noun \ˈrüzhāˈnwär\

Definition of rouge et noir

  1. :  a gambling game in which two rows of cards are dealt and designated as rouge and noir and the players may bet on which row will have a count nearer 31, on whether the first card of the winning row will be of the color for that row, or on whether it will not —called also trente-et-quarante

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Origin and Etymology of rouge et noir

French, literally, red and black


First Known Use: 1784


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