jai alai[hī′lī′, hī′ə lī′]
jai alai definition by Webster's New World
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a game like handball, popular in Latin America: it is played with a curved basket (cesta) fastened to the arm, for catching the ball and hurling it against the wall
Origin: Spanish ; from Basque jai, celebration plush alai, merry
jai alai definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A court game in which players use a long hand-shaped basket strapped to the wrist to propel a ball against a wall.
Origin: Spanish, from Basque : jai, festival + alai, joyous.