Origin of faroFrench pharaon, Pharaoh ( from Ecclesiastical Late Latin Pharao); so named from the picture of a Pharaoh (as the king) on French playing cards origin, originally used for the game
Origin of faroAlteration of Pharaoh
- A banking game at cards, in which all the other players play against the dealer or banker, who draws from a dealing box.
- a city in Portugal
From Portuguese Faro, from Old Portuguese Faaron.
- A town in Yukon Territory, Canada