A billiard-like Indian game in which players take turns flicking checker-like pieces into one of four goals on the corners of (one meter by one meter square) board.
Other Word Forms of Carom
Origin of Carom
Short for carambole a stroke at billiards from French a billiard ball from Spanish carambola a stroke at billiards perhaps from Portuguese carambola carambola
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Probably corrupted from French carambole (the red ball in billiards).
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