POKIE

Etymology 1

Noun

pokie (plural pokies)

(Australia, New Zealand, slang) A poker machine. Mostly used in the plural (pokies). Poker machine is the standard term used in the singular.

Synonyms

• poker machine, pokie machine, fruit machine, slot, slot machine

Etymology 2

Noun

pokie (plural pokies)

(informal) Any of several species of arboreal tarantula in the genus Poecilotheria.

Source: Wiktionary



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