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Parcheesi

[pahr-chee-zee]
Trademark.
  1. a brand of the game pachisi.
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British Dictionary definitions for parcheesi

Parcheesi

noun
  1. trademark a modern board game derived from the ancient game of pachisi
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Word Origin and History for parcheesi

n.

1800, from Hindi pachisi, from pachis "twenty-five" (highest throw of the dice), from Sanskrit panca "five" (see five) + vinsati-s "twenty." Modern spelling outside India, with intrusive -r-, was enshrined 1892 by trademark name.

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