any of a set of 22 cards bearing pictures of certain traditional allegorical figures, used in fortunetelling: sometimes used in combination with other cards
Origin of tarotFrench ; from Middle French ; from OIt tarocco, probably ; from Arabic ?ara?a, to reject from source tare
- a. Any of a set of usually 78 playing cards including 22 cards depicting vices, virtues, and elemental forces, used in fortunetelling.b. Any of these 22 pictorial cards used as trump in tarok.
- tarots Tarok.
Origin of tarotFrench, from Italian tarocco.