Domino

[ dom-uh-noh ]
/ ˈdɒm əˌnoʊ /

noun

AntoineFats, born 1928, U.S. rhythm-and-blues pianist, singer, and composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for antoine domino (1 of 3)

domino

1
/ (ˈdɒmɪˌnəʊ) /

noun plural -noes

a small rectangular block used in dominoes, divided on one side into two equal areas, each of which is either blank or marked with from one to six dots
(modifier) exhibiting the domino effecta domino pattern of takeovers

See also dominoes

Word Origin for domino

C19: from French, from Italian, perhaps from domino! master, said by the winner

British Dictionary definitions for antoine domino (2 of 3)

domino

2
/ (ˈdɒmɪˌnəʊ) /

noun plural -noes or -nos

a large hooded cloak worn with an eye mask at a masquerade
the eye mask worn with such a cloak

Word Origin for domino

C18: from French or Italian, probably from Latin dominus lord, master

British Dictionary definitions for antoine domino (3 of 3)

Domino

/ (ˈdɒmɪnəʊ) /

noun

Fats. real name Antoine Domino born 1928, US rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll pianist, singer, and songwriter. His singles include "Ain't that a Shame" (1955) and "Blueberry Hill" (1956)

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