/kal'euh breuh zel"euh/, n.
a card game for three persons that is played with a 40-card pack made by removing the eights, nines, and tens from a regular 52-card pack.
[ < It calabresella, equiv. to calabres(e) (Calabr(ia) CALABRIA + -ese -ESE) + -ella dim. suffix ( < L)]

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  • calabrasella — cal·a·bra·sel·la …   English syllables

  • calabrasella — ˌkaləbrəˈzelə, ˈs noun ( s) Etymology: Italian calabresella, from calabrese Calabrian, from Calabria + ese : an Italian card game for three players played with a 40 card pack * * * /kal euh breuh zel euh/, n. a card game for three persons that is …   Useful english dictionary

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