keno

[ kee-noh ]
/ ˈki noʊ /
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noun

a game of chance, adapted from lotto for gambling purposes.

Origin of keno

1805–15, Americanism; < French quine five (winning numbers) (≪ Latin quinī five each) + (lott)o
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British Dictionary definitions for keno

keno

keeno, kino or quino

/ (ˈkiːno) /

noun

US and Canadian a game of chance similar to bingo

Word Origin for keno

C19: of unknown origin
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