the Tarot playing cards, traditionally a pack of 78 with five suits, used for fortune telling and (especially in Europe) in certain games. The suits are typically swords, cups, coins (or pentacles), batons (or wands), and a permanent suit of trumps. The name is recorded from the late 16th century, and comes via French from Italian tarocchi; the ultimate origin is unknown.
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