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The first possibility that comes to mind -- one that we may quickly discount -- is the possibility that the word tarocchi arose by analogy with malocchio, the infamous Italian ` evil-eye, 'although the Tarot was long considered by God-fearing Christians as "the devil's picturebook."
I never saw another pack like them, but he said he they were played just as one played tarocchi, which is now all the rage across the world.
"tarocchi" (plural of tarocco) ` a game played with 78 cards painted with suns, moons, devils and monks. '
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The deck was composed of 56 cards of the ordinary Italian suits (coppe, spade, bastoni, and denari) plus 21 tarocchi or trumps, and an additional card, ` the fool '(il matto).