[kee-noh] /ˈki noʊ/

a game of chance, adapted from lotto for gambling purposes.
(US & Canadian) a game of chance similar to bingo

game of chance (akin to bingo), 1814, American English, probably from French quine “five winning numbers in a lottery,” from Latin quini “five each,” distributive of quinque “five” (see five). The numbers are arranged in rows of five.


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