Banco definition

băngkō, bäng-
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A type of court involving a bench of judges. Quite often, the Banco Court is an appeals court. See also en banc.
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A bank, especially that of Venice; formerly used to indicate bank money, as distinguished from the current money when it has become depreciated.

Banco money.

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A bet in certain gambling games for the entire amount the banker offers to accept.
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Used to announce such a bet.
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Origin of banco

  • Italian variant of banca from Old Italian bank2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition