bolita

[ buh-lee-tuh, boh- ]
/ bəˈli tə, boʊ- /

noun

a form of numbers pool.

Nearby words

  1. bolide,
  2. bolillo,
  3. boline,
  4. bolingbroke,
  5. bolingbrook,
  6. bolivar,
  7. bolivia,
  8. bolivian,
  9. boliviano,
  10. bolix

Origin of bolita

< Cuban Spanish: literally, little ball (probably after the balls used to choose lottery winners), equivalent to Spanish bol(a) ball (see bola) + -ita diminutive suffix

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