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Noun: fantan
  1. A Chinese gambling game; a random number of counters are placed under a bowl and you gamble on how many will be left (0, 1, 2, or 3 modulo 4)
    - fan tan
  2. A card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    - sevens, parliament

Type of: card game, cards, gambling game, game of chance

Encyclopedia: Fantan, Armenia