• (British) IPA: /ˈtæɹəʊ/
  • (America, Canada) IPA: /ˈtɛɹoʊ/


  1. (singular or plural) A card game played in various different variations.
    • 1987, Hans Hahn, “Logic, Mathematics, and Knowledge,” in Unified Science, Brian McGuiness ed.
      […] it is not that I cannot convince him, but that I must refuse to go on talking with him, just as I shall refuse to go on playing tarot with a partner who insists on taking my fool with the moon.
    • 1996, Jan Potocki, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa
      They took me to her and then we all came back to the portal, where we started playing tarot.
      As we were engrossed in this game, which requires quite a lot of attention, a well-dressed man appeared and seemed to examine us all closely, first one then another.
    • 2001, Donald Davidson, Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation
      In explaining what it is to play tarot we could not leave out of account the rules that define the game; […]
  2. Any of the set of 78 playing cards (divided into five suits, including one of permanent trumps), often used for mystical divination.
Translations Translations
  • French: carte de tarot, tarot
  • German: Tarotkarte
  • Russian: ка́рта таро́ (kárta taró) f, таро́

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