a casino table game of chance, where the rules and outcomes are so straightforward that it requires little skill or detailed knowledge to play. The word Baccarat is derived from the Italian word, Baccarat, which means zero, and refers to the zero value given to all of the face cards and tens.
Baccarat is a gambling card game. It is believed to have been introduced into France from Italy during the reign of Charles VIII of France (ruled 1483-1498), and it is similar to Faro and to Basset. There are three accepted variants of the game: baccarat chemin de fer (railway), baccarat banque (or a deux tableaux), and punto banco (or North American baccarat).
Decorative glass works. Originated with the Sainte-Anne factory at Baccarat (Lorraine) and now includes the Vareche factory in Belgium and Trelon (Nord). Known for all manner of glass ware including glasses, paper weights and opaline.