backgammon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from back + Middle English, Old English gamen (amusement)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ʹbākgāmōn, IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɡæm.ən/

Noun[edit]

A backgammon board shown in starting position.

backgammon (uncountable)

  1. A board game for two players in which each has 15 stones which move between 24 triangular points according to the roll of a pair of dice; the object is to move all of one's pieces around, and bear them off the board.
  2. (backgammon) A victory in the game when the loser has not borne off a stone, and still has one or more stones in the winner's inner home row or on the bar.

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backgammon (third-person singular simple present backgammons, present participle backgammoning, simple past and past participle backgammoned)

  1. To win at a backgammon game with the opponent having one or more pieces in the winner’s inner home row or on the bar.

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backgammon m (uncountable)

  1. backgammon (board game)

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɡæm.ən/

Noun[edit]

backgammon m (uncountable)

  1. backgammon

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backgammon m (invariable)

  1. backgammon

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