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bolita

[ buh-lee-tuh, boh- ]
/ bəˈli tə, boʊ- /
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noun
a form of numbers pool.
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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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