Etymology
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lotto (n.)

1778 as the name of a bingo-like game of chance, from French loto and directly from Italian lotto "a lot," from or with Old French lot "lot, share, reward, prize" a borrowing from Frankish or some other Germanic source (compare Old English and Old Frisian hlot; see lot (n.)). In reference to the drawing of numbers to match those on the cards. Meaning "a lottery, a game of chance" is attested from 1827.

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Definitions of lotto

lotto (n.)
a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards;
Synonyms: bingo / beano / keno
From wordnet.princeton.edu