Also called: pegboard a game played by one person, esp one involving moving and taking pegs in a pegboard or marbles on an indented circular board with the object of being left with only one
- the US name for patience
- a gem, esp a diamond, set alone in a ring
- any of several extinct birds of the genus Pezophaps, related to the dodo
- any of several dull grey North American songbirds of the genus Myadestes: subfamily Turdinae (thrushes)
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sol•i•taire /ˈsɑlɪˌtɛr/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Games[uncountable] any of various card games for one person in which the cards are arranged in patterns.
- Jewelry[countable] a precious stone, esp. a diamond, set by itself, as in a ring.
sol•i•taire (sol′i târ′),USA pronunciation n.
- GamesAlso called patience. any of various games played by one person with one or more regular 52-card packs, part or all of which are usually dealt out according to a given pattern, the object being to arrange the cards in a predetermined manner.
- a game played by one person alone, as a game played with marbles or pegs on a board having hollows or holes.
- Jewelrya precious stone, esp. a diamond, set by itself, as in a ring.
- Birdsany of several American thrushes of the genus Myadestes, having short, broad bills and noted for their beautiful songs.
- Birdsa large extinct flightless bird of the genus Pezophaps, related to the dodo but with a longer neck, smaller bill, and longer legs, that inhabited the Mascarene Islands.
- Latin sōlitārius solitary
- Middle English 1350–1400
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solitaire /ˈsɒlɪˌtɛə; ˌsɒlɪˈtɛə/ n
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