What is backgammon and what does backgammon mean? Read about the definition and meaning of backgammon


  1. Backgammon is a board game for two persons played on a board having two tables or parts, each marked with 12 points, and with both players having 15 stones that are moved in accordance with throws of the dice
  2. A victory in a backgammon game when the loser has not borne off a stone

Etymology & Origin of backgammon

First coined circa 1635

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