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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an ancient board game resembling backgammon; played on a cross-shaped board;
[syn: pachisi, parchesi, parchisi]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pachisi \Pa*chi"si\, Parchesi \Par*che"si\, Parchisi \Par*chi"si\, n. [Hind., fr. pachis twenty-five, the highest throw in the game.] 1. A game, somewhat resembling backgammon, originating in India. [1913 Webster] 2. A game adopted from the Indian game, using disks, as of pasteboard, and dice; it is played on a cross-shaped board. [U. S. & Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pachisi n 1: an ancient board game resembling backgammon; played on a cross-shaped board [syn: pachisi, parchesi, parchisi]