Definition of baccarat in English:

baccarat

Syllabification: bac·ca·rat
Pronunciation: /ˈbäkəˌrä, ˌbakəˈrä
 
/

noun

A gambling card game in which players hold two- or three-card hands, the winning hand being that giving the highest remainder when its face value is divided by ten.
More example sentences
  • The 74,252 square foot casino now offers baccarat, blackjack, Caribbean stud poker, craps, Let It Ride, Roulette and Spanish 21.
  • The objective of baccarat is for the players to correctly guess which of three possible propositions will win on the next round: Bank, Player, or Tie.
  • The minimum bet for table players is $25 and the following games are eligible: blackjack, roulette, baccarat, mini-baccarat and Caribbean stud.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French baccara, of unknown origin.

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