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perfecta

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noun per·fec·ta \pər-ˈfek-tə\

Definition of perfecta

  1. :  a bet in which the bettor picks the first and second place finishers in order — compare quiniela, trifecta



Origin of perfecta

American Spanish quiniela perfecta perfect quiniela


First Known Use: 1967

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