or tric·trac



a variety of backgammon.

Origin of trick-track

First recorded in 1645–55, trick-track is from the French word trictrac; so called in imitation of the clicking sound made in moving the pieces Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for trictrac




a game similar to backgammon

Word Origin for trictrac

C17: from French, imitative
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