- in Italy, a small country house
- a public room or building for entertainments, dancing, or, now specif., gambling
- a card game for two to four players in which the object is to use cards in the hand to take cards or combinations of cards exposed on the table
Origin of casinoItalian diminutive of casa, house ; from Classical Latin hut, shed; origin, originally uncertain or unknown; perhaps of plaited material ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kat-, to twist, plait from source Old English heathor, pen, Sanskrit kōt, small stable
- A public room or building for gambling and other entertainment.
- also cas·si·no A card game for two to four players in which cards on the table are matched by cards in the hand.
- A summer or country house in Italy.
Origin of casinoItalian country club, hunting lodge, casino, from diminutive of casa, house, from Latin, cottage, hut, humble dwelling.
(plural casinos or casinoes)
- A public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling.
- A card game for two to four players. (Also spelled cassino.)