fantan

Definitions of fantan
  1. noun
    a 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
    synonyms: parliament, sevens
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    type of:
    card game, cards
    a game played with playing cards
  2. noun
    a 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)
    synonyms: fan tan
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    type of:
    gambling game, game of chance
    a game that involves gambling
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