belote

or be·lotte

[ buh-lot ]
/ bəˈlɒt /

noun

a card game for two players, using 32 cards and following the same basic rules as klabberjass, popular in France.

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Origin of belote

1940–45; <French, of uncertain origin; the hypothesis that the game was put in its present form by an F. Belot is unsubstantiated
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