Variant of casino
- 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: Italian 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
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