faro

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See also: Faro, farò, and Fårö

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably an alteration of pharaon, itself a transcription of French pharaon, perhaps as a name for the King of Hearts.

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faro (uncountable)

  1. (card games) A game of chance played by betting on the order in which certain cards will appear when taken singly from the top of the pack.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faro n (uncountable)

  1. a type of beer

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fari +‎ -o (verbal suffix)

Noun[edit]

faro (accusative singular faron, plural faroj, accusative plural farojn)

  1. deed (an action or act)

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Noun[edit]

faro (plural fari)

  1. lighthouse

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pharus, itself from Ancient Greek Φάρος (Pháros).

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faro m (plural fari)

  1. lighthouse
  2. headlight, headlamp

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *farwaz.

Adjective[edit]

faro

  1. colored

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *farwaz.

Adjective[edit]

faro

  1. colored

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Obscure.

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faro m (plural faros)

  1. sense of smell, especially that of an animal
  2. (figuratively) the ability to recognise opportunities

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pharus, from Ancient Greek φάρος (pháros).

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Noun[edit]

faro m (plural faros)

  1. lighthouse
  2. headlight (of a vehicle)

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