Parcheesi
Parcheesi \Par*chee"si\ (p[aum]r*ch[=e]"z[i^]), n. See {Pachisi}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Parcheesi — is an American adaptation of the Indian Cross and Circle game Pachisi. The game is often subtitled Royal Game of India because Pachisi , created in India around 500 BC, used red, yellow, blue and green pawns as dancers on palace grounds.… …   Wikipedia

  • Parcheesi — jeu de société {{{licence}}} Auteur John Hamilton Éditeur Selchow and Richter Date de 1re édition 1867 Mécanismes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Parcheesi — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda tablero de Parcheesi. Parcheesi es una adaptación estadounidense del Pachisi. John Hamilton registró los derechos de autor en 1867, que se vendieron sucesivamente hasta que Selchow and Richter los compró en 1870 y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Parcheesi — es una adaptación estadounidense del Pachisi. Fue inventado en Estados Unidos. John Hamilton registró los derechos de autor en 1867. Los derechos se vendieron sucesivamente hasta que Selchow and Richter los compró en 1870 y registró la marca en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • parcheesi — (n.) 1800, from Hindi pachisi, from pachis twenty five (highest throw of the dice), from Skt. panca five + vinsati s twenty. Modern spelling, with intrusive r enshrined in trademark name, 1892 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Parcheesi — [pär chē′zē] trademark for a game like pachisi in which the moves of pieces on a board are determined by the throwing of dice n. [p ] this game or the game of pachisi …   English World dictionary

  • Parcheesi® — /pär chēˈzi/ noun A board game adapted from pachisi (also parcheˈsi) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parcheesi — Brett der Firma Selchow and Righter Parcheesi (lange Form: Parcheesi, The Game of India oder A backgammon game of India, Parcheesi) oder auch umgangssprachlich Chessindia genannt, ist ein Gesellschaftsspiel, und neben Ludo eines der ersten und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parcheesi{™} — a US board game played with two dice and coloured plastic pieces which players move around squares on a special board according to the rules of the game, trying to get them to the centre square. Parcheesi was based on an Indian game, Pachisi, and …   Universalium

  • Parcheesi — trademark used for a board game adapted from pachisi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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