Definition of pai gow in English:

pai gow

noun

  • A Chinese gambling game played with dominoes.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Daily Colonist. From Chinese (Cantonese) páai gáu nine cards from páai playing cards + gáu nine.

Pronunciation

pai gow

/ˌpʌɪ ˈɡaʊ/