the former calendar of China, in which the year consisted of 12 lunar months with an intercalary month added seven times every 19 years to reconcile the lunar year of 354 days with the solar year of 365 days, time being reckoned in 60-year cycles with the first cycle dating from 2637 b.c.
noun 1. . [puhn-tat] /ˈpʌn tæt/ noun 1. a walking catfish, Clarias fuscus, introduced in Hawaiian waters.
noun 1. a board game for two to six players each of whom has ten marbles resting in holes on a player’s section of a six-pointed star: the winner is the first to move all of his or her marbles to the opposite side by jumping intervening pieces or moving to adjacent holes that are […]
noun 1. a Chinese game, resembling chess, played on a board consisting of two halves, each eight squares by four, with a strip separating them: pieces representing the military of ancient China are placed on the intersections of the lines and the game is won when a general is checkmated.
- Chinese chequers
noun 1. (functioning as sing) a board game played with marbles or pegs