a card game popular in the 16th and 17th centuries
Origin of primeroSpanish primera, feminine of primero, first ; from Classical Latin primarius: see primary
A gambling card game, popular in Elizabethan England.
Origin of primeroAlteration of Spanish primera, feminine of primero, first, from Latin prīmārius, principal, from prīmus, first; see Prime .
- An old card game resembling poker.