Definition of alquerque in English:

alquerque

noun

  • A game of Arabic origin, similar to draughts or nine-men's morris, played in Spain and other Spanish-speaking regions.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. From Spanish alquerque from Arabic al-qirq from al the + qirq, the name of a game similar to nine men's morris.

Pronunciation

alquerque

/alˈkɛːkeɪ/