pi·noch·le or pi·noc·le (pēnŭk′əl, -nŏk′əl) also pe·nuch·le or pe·nuck·le (pēnŭk′əl)
1. A game of cards for two to four persons, played with a special deck of 48 cards, with points being scored by taking tricks and forming certain combinations.
2. The combination of the queen of spades and jack of diamonds in this game.
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