from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A card game in which the winner is the player who holds two or three cards totaling closest to nine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A card game with some similarities to blackjack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine
French baccara, from Provençal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably from French (Wiktionary)