Definition of domino noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɒmɪnəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːmənoʊ//
    (pl. dominoes) Board games
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  1. 1[countable] a small flat block, often made of wood, marked on one side with two groups of dots representing numbers, used for playing games See related entries: Board games
  2. 2dominoes [uncountable] a game played with a set of dominoes, in which players take turns to put them onto a table
  3. Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French, denoting a hood worn by priests in winter, probably based on Latin dominus ‘lord, master’.
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