from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bet in certain gambling games for the entire amount the banker offers to accept.
- interj. Used to announce a bet in certain gambling games.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. a type of court involving a bench of judges. Quite often, the Banco Court is an appeals court. See also en banc.
- n. A bank, especially that of Venice; formerly used to indicate bank money, as distinguished from the current money when it has become depreciated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bank, especially that of Venice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In com., the money in which the banks of some countries keep or kept their accounts, in contradistinction to the current money of the place.
- n. In baccara, a proposal to play against the banker for his entire capital at one coup. See baccara.
Italian, variant of banca, from Old Italian; see bank2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)