or be·lotte

[ buh-lot ]
/ bəˈlɒt /


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

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019