Monte meaning

mŏntē
A card game in which two cards are chosen from four laid out face-up and a player bets that one of the two will be matched in suit by the dealer before the other one.
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(card games) A game in which 3 or 4 cards are dealt face-up and players bet which of them will first be matched in suit by others dealt.
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A gambling game of Spanish origin played with a special deck of forty cards, in which the players bet against a banker on the suit of cards to be turned up from the deck.
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Origin of monte

  • Spanish mountain, pile, monte from Italian from Latin mōns mont- mountain men-2 in Indo-European roots

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