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ban•co



Pronunciation: (bang'kō, bäng'-), [key]
n., pl. -cos,
v.


n.
a declaration made by a bettor in certain gambling games, as baccarat and chemin de fer, indicating a bet matching the full amount in the bank, to the exclusion of all previous lower bets: often used as an interjection.

v.i.
to make such a declaration.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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