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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bun·co /ˈbʌŋ(ˌ)ko/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bun·ko n.  A kind of swindling game or scheme, originally by means of cards or by a sham lottery, but now used for any swindling tactic. [Written also bunco.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a
          person to buy worthless property [syn: bunco game, bunko,
           bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence
          game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam]
      v : deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my
          inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted
          her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little
          change" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick,
           nobble, diddle, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con]