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pachisi

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Pronunciation: /pəˈtʃiːzi
 
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(also US trademark parcheesi)

Definition of pachisi in English:

noun

A four-handed Indian board game in which six cowries are used like dice.
Example sentences
  • Pachisi was the favorite game of the rulers of India, but you don't have to be a major mogul to enjoy it.
  • Backgammon is new to me and definitely not my game of choice - would rather play pachisi.

Origin

from Hindi paccīsī, literally '(throw) of 25' (the highest of the game).

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