Etymology
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baccarat (n.)

card game, 1848, from French baccara (19c.), which is of unknown origin. Baccarat is the name of a town in France that was noted for glass-making.

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Definitions of baccarat

baccarat (n.)
a card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine;
Synonyms: chemin de fer
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