HyperDic: fantan

English > 2 senses of the word fantan:
NOUNactfantan, fan tana Chinese gambling game
actfantan, sevens, parliamenta card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens
English > fantan: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA Chinese gambling game; a random number of counters are placed under a bowl and you gamble on how many will be left (0, 1, 2, or 3 modulo 4).
Synonymfan tan
Broadergame of chance, gambling gameA game / game that involves gambling
Spanishfan tan
Catalanfan tan
English > fantan: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards.
Synonymssevens, parliament
Broadercard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards

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