Keno meaning

kēnō
A gambling game resembling bingo.
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A gambling game, a variety of the game of lotto, played with balls or knobs, numbered, and cards also numbered.
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A game of chance, similar to lotto, that uses balls rather than counters.
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Origin of keno

  • French quine set of five winning numbers (from Latin quīnī five each penkwe in Indo-European roots) -o (as in lotto)

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

  • From French quine, with reference to a set of five winning lottery numbers.

    From Wiktionary