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binocle

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[ bin-uh-kuhl ]
/ ˈbɪn ə kəl /
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noun
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Origin of binocle

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1690–1700; <French <Latin bīn(ī) bin- + oculus eye

Other definitions for binocle (2 of 2)

binocle2
[ bahy-nuhk-uhl ]
/ ˈbaɪ nʌk əl /

noun
a card game of the bezique family that is played by two persons with a 48-card pack, the lowest card of which is nine.

Origin of binocle

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see origin at pinochle
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