trictrac

noun

tric·​trac ˈtrik-ˌtrak How to pronounce trictrac (audio)
: an old form of backgammon played with pegs

Word History

Etymology

French, of imitative origin

First Known Use

1679, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trictrac was in 1679

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Cite this Entry

“Trictrac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trictrac. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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