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rouge et noir

Syllabification: rouge et noir
Pronunciation: /ˌro͞oZH ā ˈnwär
 
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Definition of rouge et noir in English:

noun

A gambling card game in which cards are turned up on a table marked with red and black diamonds.

Origin

late 18th century: French, literally 'red and black'.

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