taroc
Tarot Tar"ot, n. [F.; cf. It. tarocco.] 1. A game of cards; -- called also {taroc}. --Hoyle. [1913 Webster]

2. any of a set of 22 playing cards which bear allegorical images representing various objects or influences affecting human life, and widely used in fortunetelling; they are also used as trumps in the game of taroc. Various images are used by different artists to represent the themes of each card. [PJC]


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