parcheesi


parcheesi

Trademark.

  1. a brand of the game pachisi.

noun

  1. trademark a modern board game derived from the ancient game of pachisi

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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