solitaire

noun sol·i·taire \ ˈsä-lə-ˌter \

Definition of solitaire

1 :a single gem (such as a diamond) set alone
2 :any of various card games that can be played by one person

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Origin and Etymology of solitaire

French, from solitaire, adjective, solitary, from Latin solitarius


SOLITAIRE Defined for English Language Learners

solitaire

noun

Definition of solitaire for English Language Learners

  • : a card game that is played by one person

  • : a single jewel that is set alone in a piece of jewelry


SOLITAIRE Defined for Kids

solitaire

noun sol·i·taire \ ˈsä-lə-ˌter \

Definition of solitaire for Students

:a card game played by one person alone


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